troubleshooting Question

Random Apps Start up at Restart

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I have a Windows 10 Pro workstation, domain joined, which is acting just a bit strangely.  While I can live with it, I should know how to fix the behavior.
In the last few weeks, under my normal Standard User account, the workstation would come up with an unusual window opened.  Unfortunately, I don't remember what that window was.
Now a different one is opening.  This one can be opened running C:\Windows\System32\ncpa.cpl
And can also be opened by selecting "Change adapter settings" from Control Panel Network and Sharing Center.

The common startup folder is empty.
The User startup folder is empty.
I've looked at the registry RUN list and the app isn't there.
I've look at the Startup Apps in Settings and the app isn't there.

I figure there must be *somewhere* to  look.
I'm wondering if Windows 10 now has some "feature" to reopen things at boot.  It seems like I've seen that happen lately on other computers.. ??

It appears that this strange thing is only happening under my Standard User account.  Well, at least it isn't happening under one other account on this computer.


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