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Hello,

I have a window that pops up everytime I restart. This window is just a regular window with some folders in it. I checked 'Start Up' folder to see if it was there, but it is not and also none of the applications is causing it to open.

Do you know how to turn it off? or where do I go in the System Registry to turn off such things?


Also, do you know any program that makes your ADSL go faster?

I appreciate your help,
Thank you,
-Hocam
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Corvax666 earned 20 total points
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use Msconfig and look at what loads in the start up tab.

click Start, run and type:
msconfig
press ok

You should see everything that loads at statup, by unchecking you remove from the startup.

Hope this helps.

Corvax

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by:Corvax666
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Sorry do you use win98, cause i presumed you do, if not you have to use regedit and do it manuelly.

check this key out in you're sytem regestry.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Hope this anwsers you're ?  :-)

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by:hiap_ho
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Hi Hocam,
Except for the startup, it might be in autoexec.bat, win.ini and system.ini...
just another reference for you

Regards,

Hiap Ho
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by:Hocam
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Good answer, thank you and you earn your points...
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It was my pleasure...
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by:pete2help
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Check your system.ini file
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