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Folder Opens Automatically on Startup

Posted on 2003-12-01
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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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by:sunray_2003
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Have you installed windows 2000 in D drive

Sunray
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by:markvoor
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No. Windows 2000 is loaded o the C drive.
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ralonso earned 130 total points
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try start menu -> run -> winmsd

and see which things are running at startup
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by:markvoor
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Thanks. That did the trick. There was a program running in the background that was creating the problem.

--mv
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by:ralonso
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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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