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System 32 Windown in Startup

When I boot my Win NT pc, I get the System 32 window open on the desktop.  Any ideas?
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Tim HolmanCommented:
Close it.
Is this the explorer window, or similar, that you can access by navigating to the system32 directory and opening it ?
Do you use mandatory profiles ?
Check may be you have placed the shortcut into the StartUp folder.
From the JSI website:

147 ยป Does the \System32 directory open when you logon?

To correct this problem:

1. Edit: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer. If the right hand pane has an entry NoSaveSettings that is a 1, set it to zero until the problem is resolved. This should be a REG_BINARY value.

2. Edit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
For each Value, make sure that the string is valid, i.e., if the Value is ActiveMovie File Extensions, the string of this REG_SZ entry should be ActMovie.exe /Check and not null. The string must always start with an executable file. If it doesn't, fix it or delete the Value.
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lwentAuthor Commented:
Tim:  This is the system 32 folder that you would open if you dug down in explorer.  No, I'm not using mandatory profiles.

Zachar:  Not in the startup folder.

Carmine:  Checked 1. and that setting is not under ...Explorer at all.

2. The only items that are in question under this registry entry are:

(Default)             (value Not Set)
Client Access Welcome Wizard    ""

*(This has to do with our IBM Clients)

Looks like it's the Client Access entry then.  The Null entry will cause the launch of the Sysem32 window.  Either make a valid entry, or delete the value.

lwentAuthor Commented:
Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

That did it.

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