folder unwanted automatic opening



Ron
07-09-2005, 11:37 PM
Lately, whenever I start up my computer, one of the folders of my D-disc
automatically opens. However, I never wanted that to happen, don't know how
it happened and want it to stop.... But how yeah ??

Kelly
07-09-2005, 11:37 PM
Hi Ron,

D-disk doesn't tell me much. But see if anything listed below helps:

Go to Start/Run/Regedit and navigate to these keys:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

If the folder in question is listed, place the entire path in quotes.

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All the Best,
Kelly (MS-MVP)

Troubleshooting Windows XP
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com

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"Ron" <Ron@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:5EDAB9BE-4B32-4A15-8F30-E3AB8D88986B@microsoft.com...
> Lately, whenever I start up my computer, one of the folders of my D-disc
> automatically opens. However, I never wanted that to happen, don't know
> how
> it happened and want it to stop.... But how yeah ??

Rick \Nutcase\ Rogers
07-09-2005, 11:38 PM
Hi Ron,

What's D:? Your "D:" drive and my "D:" drive can be very different things.
Assuming that it is a hard drive, then you likely have a damaged registry
string or a shortcut in one of the startup folders. Look in these:

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
C:\Documents and Settings\<user_name>\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

If there is nothing there that correlates, start/run regedit and expand to
these keys:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Click on the key, then click file/export and save a copy to the desktop.
Repeat for the other key and close the registry editor. Right click one of
the saved .reg files and choose edit. Click edit/select all/edit/copy, then
open a response to this post. Click in the message text area and hit ctrl+v
to paste the contents. Repeat for the other key, then send it in for review.

--
Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

"Ron" <Ron@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:5EDAB9BE-4B32-4A15-8F30-E3AB8D88986B@microsoft.com...
> Lately, whenever I start up my computer, one of the folders of my D-disc
> automatically opens. However, I never wanted that to happen, don't know
> how
> it happened and want it to stop.... But how yeah ??

Ron
07-09-2005, 11:39 PM
Yes, I indeed meant the D-partition of my hard disc... the file that keeps on
opening is the folder programfiles on the D-partition... I couldn't find it
though in those start menus...

Thanx heaps for your help, cheers, Ron

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"CARPService"="carpserv.exe"
"Apoint"="C:\\Program Files\\Apoint\\Apoint.exe"
"Mouse Suite 98 Daemon"="ICO.EXE"
"HKSERV.EXE"="C:\\Program Files\\Sony\\HotKey Utility\\HKserv.exe"
"ezShieldProtector for Px"="C:\\WINDOWS\\System32\\ezSP_Px.exe"
"ATIModeChange"="Ati2mdxx.exe"
"ATIPTA"="C:\\Program Files\\ATI Technologies\\ATI Control
Panel\\atiptaxx.exe"
"QuickTime Task"="\"C:\\Program Files\\QuickTime\\qttask.exe\" -atboottime"
"REGSHAVE"="C:\\Program Files\\REGSHAVE\\REGSHAVE.EXE /AUTORUN"
"SunJavaUpdateSched"="C:\\Program Files\\Java\\j2re1.4.2_05\\bin\\jusched.exe"
"VSOCheckTask"="\"c:\\PROGRA~1\\mcafee.com\\vso\\mcmnhdlr.exe\" /checktask"
"VirusScan Online"="\"c:\\PROGRA~1\\mcafee.com\\vso\\mcvsshld.exe\""
"MCAgentExe"="c:\\PROGRA~1\\mcafee.com\\agent\\mcagent.exe"
"MCUpdateExe"="C:\\PROGRA~1\\mcafee.com\\agent\\mcupdate.exe"
"_AntiSpyware"="c:\\progra~1\\mcafee\\MCAFEE~3\\MssCli.exe"
"ICQ Lite"="D:\\Program Files 2\\ICQ\\ICQLite\\ICQLite.exe -minimize"
"MPFExe"="C:\\PROGRA~1\\McAfee.com\\PERSON~1\\MpfTray.exe"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents\IMAIL]
"Installed"="1"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents\MAPI]
"Installed"="1"
"NoChange"="1"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents\MSFS]
"Installed"="1"

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"ctfmon.exe"="C:\\WINDOWS\\system32\\ctfmon.exe"
"McAfee QuickClean Imonitor"="\"C:\\Program Files\\McAfee\\McAfee
QuickClean\\PlgUni.exe\" /START"



"Rick "Nutcase" Rogers" wrote:
[color=blue]
> Hi Ron,
>
> What's D:? Your "D:" drive and my "D:" drive can be very different things.
> Assuming that it is a hard drive, then you likely have a damaged registry
> string or a shortcut in one of the startup folders. Look in these:
>
> C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
> C:\Documents and Settings\<user_name>\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
>
> If there is nothing there that correlates, start/run regedit and expand to
> these keys:
>
> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
>
> Click on the key, then click file/export and save a copy to the desktop.
> Repeat for the other key and close the registry editor. Right click one of
> the saved .reg files and choose edit. Click edit/select all/edit/copy, then
> open a response to this post. Click in the message text area and hit ctrl+v
> to paste the contents. Repeat for the other key, then send it in for review.
>
> --
> Best of Luck,
>
> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
> [url]http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/[/url]
> Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
> [url]www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone[/url]
> Windows help - [url]www.rickrogers.org[/url]
>
> "Ron" <Ron@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:5EDAB9BE-4B32-4A15-8F30-E3AB8D88986B@microsoft.com...[color=green]
> > Lately, whenever I start up my computer, one of the folders of my D-disc
> > automatically opens. However, I never wanted that to happen, don't know
> > how
> > it happened and want it to stop.... But how yeah ??[/color]
>
>
>[/color]


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