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Error message in Windows 8 Ent - Could not get LocalState-folder

Posted on 2013-02-04
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Keep getting an error at startup in Windows 8 Ent.

(PerformTasks()): Could not get LocalState-folder.

Any ideas?
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Question by:Stefan Lilius
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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you will have to troubleshoot by disabling the startup items (in taskmanager/startup) until you find the offending app
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by:McKnife
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Hi.

When you are facing that message, what's the windows' title?
You can also find the offending process by starting procmon and selecting the error windows with the crosshair gadget procmon offers. procmon is a downloadable freeware from Microsoft.
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Turned out to be a missing Windows 8 App called Lenovo Settings.
Downloadeable from Micro$oft Store
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by:Stefan Lilius
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Found the answer on a Lenovo forum.
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