System 32 Folder Opens When loging on to Windows XP Pro :-(

tried Microsoft articles 170086 and 177510, no help. Any idea?
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
Hello Landlord =)

Download this registry file and run it !!

System32 Folder Opens Upon Boot (Line 260)
www.kellys-korner.com/xp_tweaks.htm

OR....
System32 Folder Opens When Logging on to Windows
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?id=170086

!! GOOD LUCK !!
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LandlordAuthor Commented:
"This script cannot repair your issue. The expected Registry value was not found" - this is what i get from the script at www.kellys-korner.com/xp_tweaks.htm

As for http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?id=170086 . I tried it before, no use...
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
hmmmmmm ok do this,,,, Download HijackThis v1.98.2 from here, run it and Save the LOG file:
http://tools.radiosplace.com/HijackThis.exe

Then Post that log at this site >> http://www.hijackthis.de/index.php?langselect=english
Have it analysed, and post back if it finds any Nasty entry, or check urself if any entry related to System32 folder is present there,,,,, dont try to Fix anything urself if u are not sure abt it though :)
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nfomaniacCommented:
I have an easier soultion!!!!

1)      Boot to the recovery console
2)      CD c:\windows\system32
3)      Copy userinit.exe wsaupdater.exe  (You may receive a file not found error, just ignore this.)
4)      Reboot to safe mode and log in as Administrator
5)      Edit the following registry key

HKEY-LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

Change the userinit value "c:\windows\system32\userinit.exe,”

The value will probably read something like this:  "c:\windows\system32\userinit.exe, c:\windows\system32\userinit.exe,”

Enjoy!!!

6)      Reboot
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Sajen JoseCommented:
I had come across an issue in which Creative Labs Audigy 2 Sound Card causing this kind of issue. (found in dell support site)

You can try downloading and updating this file if you have this kind of sound card.

Filename: R75304.EXE
http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/format.aspx?releaseid=r75304&c=us&l=en&s=biz&cs=555

sajen
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natcomCommented:
have a read at this please http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?id=170086 

or check on this site http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm there is registry fix for it i have never try it but i hear it works
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natcomCommented:
sorry SheharyaarSaahil  I did not realize you have already post this
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Paul SDesktop Support Manager / Network AdministratorCommented:
have you scanned for viruses and malware? read here for help on that:

http://www.paulscomputerservice.net/index.php?body=./software/malwareinstructions.php

have you checkout all of your start-up items? goto Start Menu > Run > Type "msconfig"

choose the start-up tab.

Hijackthis might be better so you can post a log and let us look at it.
http://www.paulscomputerservice.net/download.php?link=10
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