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Strange event on bootup


wotbus@

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My pal has an unusual problem with Vista on his desktop.
Each time he boots up, the following folder opens and stays displayed on the desktop:
Computer > HP(C:) > Windows > system32

I have tried to sort it but cannot. Anyone please?

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wotbus@

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Lazarus The 2nd

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wotbus@

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Many thanks Lazarus The 2nd.
I'll work on it today.
Sri not to get back sooner but was busy all day yesterday.

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wotbus@

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Sorted after a lot of reading/head scratching!
A program called HiYo in the start-up list was causing it. Disabling this stopped the system32 folder from arriving opened on the desktop.

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