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Message at Windows 8.1 startup

I am getting the following message from Explorer.exe every time i switch on my laptop running on Windows 8.1
McAfee dosen't detect any virus on my laptop.

How do i check what it is?
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hi open up regedit go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWSNT\CURRENTVERSION\WINDOWS

If there is a registey entry named load delete it. That should clear the message after a reboot.
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Actually there are many many more things to check what's run during startup. Use MS Technet's Autoruns to check it in more detail:

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963902.aspx

Watch for any fake explorer thingies (it's trying to pretend to be Explorer.exe, but it's clearly not). Also, it could be just a broken app that's didn't mark as a virus (more of an annoyance), but it could also be a real virus (don't just scan for virusses when Windows is running, also scan for it from USB or CD boot, requires a good virus boot usb/cd obviously, try Avast, Avira, AVG, Bitdefender, COmodo)
Also try opening the command prompt and typing "sfc /scannow".
i suggest also running this : http://majorgeeks.com/RogueKiller_d6983.html      

apparently, explorer is running - or you would not have the desktop
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I realized this message comes when i tether my cellphone to my laptop running on windows8.1
This is conflicting with your original post. Does it appear EVERY TIME you start your laptop?
Or only appears right after you connect your cellphone?
Or both.
Does it appear when you start your laptop WITHOUT the phone connected?

If it's every time you connect your phone (and it's always the Samsung phone), uninstall KIES, and see how the laptop behaves after that (restart, connect phone, etc). If it behaves normally now, reinstall KIES (download the newest version from the Samsung website)
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I am getting a permissions error while removing load entry from the below regedit folder. Even though i open regedit as an administrator.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWSNT\CURRENTVERSION\WINDOWS

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To delete the file in the registry you may have to give yourself permissions. You can do this on the folder from within regedit
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@Kimputer:
I have created a AVG rescue USB flash disk using help from :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meCZfrvE1gg

AVG rescue CD is available to download from :
http://www.avg.com/in-en/download-business


Once i restart my windows 8.1 using Flash drive containing the AVG rescue CD

Here is how i reboot with USB flash drive attached:
Settings --> Change PC Settings --> Update And Recovery --> Recovery -->  Advanced startup (Startup from a device or disc such as USB drive or DVD)

My laptop boots, but shows: unable to detect a operating system.

However, i expect is this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGX-592qty8
probably you did not create it correct -  it works fine - i have used it
so retry from start : download it again and recreate it
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I am not able to boot from USB.
I don't get my 8 GB Pen drive listed in the list of USB devices as in shown in the files below.

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Use a device:
Use a USB drive, network connection or windows recovery DVD.

Use a device:
EFI USB Device (This is the only device listing i have)
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what pc is this?  model plse !
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Laptop Model: Sony VAIO SVT13126CN
As i said, try to boot to BIOS to change some settings, don't let Windows decide for you.
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The above doc https://free.avg.com/us-en/226162 is old and absolete.

The AVG Rescue CD for USB is available in: http://www.avg.com/in-en/download-business

Also it doesn't have any file like makeboot.bat but has setup.exe