Folder Opens Automatically on Startup

Posted on 2003-12-01
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Last Modified: 2010-04-14
Every time I start Windows, the D: folder opens automatically. Is there any way to correct this glitch without editing the registry? If not, can somebody point me to a good tutorial of editing the registry? I've never done it, and want to know what I am doing before I try.

Thanks, mv
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ID: 9850395
Have you installed windows 2000 in D drive


Author Comment

ID: 9850925
No. Windows 2000 is loaded o the C drive.

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ralonso earned 520 total points
ID: 9851465
try start menu -> run -> winmsd

and see which things are running at startup

Author Comment

ID: 9875311
Thanks. That did the trick. There was a program running in the background that was creating the problem.


Expert Comment

ID: 9875329
ups, I got it wrong, I think it's msconfig that will let you change things (winmsd is just to see what's going on)

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