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XP Setup message

  woodt 10:20 08 Oct 04
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Hi all, when I start my laptop I get a window appearing headed XP Setup. The message says

Please go to the Control Panel to install and configure system components

That's it, no clues as to which components just an OK button. The laptop seems to work fine but it's a nuisance. Any ideas

Hi-Grade Notino C7000

  cherria 10:39 08 Oct 04

Try going to the control panel go to the system icon, select the hardware tab, click the device manager button then right click on the very first icon and select scan for hardware changes.

This will look to see if there is any hardware without drivers etc.

  woodt 12:02 08 Oct 04

Thanks, but no, that's not it.

  woodt 12:55 08 Oct 04

Ok, I found the culprit by using Mike Lin's excellent Startup Control Panel. I had a program running called Reboot_check in

C:\WINDOWS\System32\Setup.exe.

I have disabled it for now and the popup no longer occurs when I reboot. Does anybody have any knowledge of this program?

  vinnyT 13:51 08 Oct 04

This page is a goggle search for Reboot_check and came back with 135 matchs

click here

  OwenLotts 14:07 08 Oct 04

click here

Remove the file Autorun.inf from your CD Drive.

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