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Control Panel opens up on reboot or restart of my laptop.

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I have a brand new Dell E6500 Latitude laptop.  Every time i reboot or restart the Control Panel opens up first thing, like it's in the startup folder.  It is not there.  Any ideas of where else I can look to turn this off?
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by:houssam_ballout
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try to go to msconfig utility and see if it there
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Any idea what it may be called?
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go to start>run>msconfig
then go to the startup tab, and see if anything there checked.
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Here is what the Services tab and the Start up tabs look like.
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Autoruns for Windows
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963902.aspx

Use the binocuklars (search feature), and search for either "Control.exe", or "*.cpl"

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THe accepted solution dd not work for me.  It was a Dell Configuration Management issue and when I enable that application it goes away.  Not good for me as it kick the Windows wireless configuration out by default which is what we need to work with our VPN client.  I am going to uninstall the entire DCM control panel to see if that does the trick.
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Thanks for the help but still no resolution.
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