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by tomron / April 21, 2006 9:35 AM PDT

is it on my end


Whe i start the computer i get this message.

cannot find the file'http://reviews cnet.com/4520-7600_7-5565 323-1.html? tag=dir.forum'
(or one of its components).Make sure the path and filename are correct and that all required libraies are available.

If i google this part of the message reviews.cnet.com/4520-7600_7-5565323-1,I get THIS

Tom

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Tom looks like in your link there is a space in the URL...
by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / April 21, 2006 10:10 AM PDT
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Lee
by tomron / April 21, 2006 10:38 AM PDT

Putting a typo aside on my part.

Why do i get this message when i start the computer

Tom

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Check some of the usual...
by John.Wilkinson / April 21, 2006 10:54 AM PDT

Since it's at boot I'd say it's definitely something on your end. I'd check what's listed to launch at boot...check Scheduled Tasks in the Control Panel, the Startup folder in the start menu, and msconfig (Start->run->msconfig). Somewhere along the way there is a reference to the forum mainpage website as a file to be opened on boot. Also clean out your temp files. There's a reference there somewhere, we just have to figure out where it's hiding. Happy

Hope this helps,
John

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by tomron / April 21, 2006 12:24 PM PDT

RE:Scheduled Tasks in the Control Panel

All that in there is a icon that says add Scheduled Task

RE:start folder:

microsoft office and adobe reader speed launch

RE:misconfig

Under start item-there is a box that is checked(with no description)

Under command-No description

Under location-HKCU\software\microsoft\windows\current version...

microsoft office and adobe reader speed launch are there

I am just now experiencing the funky cursor that was mentioned in the other posts.It is difficult to type.

Thanx,
Tom

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(NT) (NT) RE:temp files,i always run CCLEANER at shutdown
by tomron / April 21, 2006 12:44 PM PDT
In reply to: John
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What is CCLEANER?
by taboma / April 21, 2006 3:41 PM PDT

What is it?
I run a Mac OS.

-Kevin

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by tomron / April 21, 2006 3:51 PM PDT
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(NT) (NT) Windows-only club. :)
by John.Wilkinson / April 22, 2006 1:58 AM PDT
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(NT) (NT) Hi John,do you know the solution
by tomron / April 22, 2006 7:24 AM PDT
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Try that one mystery entry...
by John.Wilkinson / April 22, 2006 10:45 AM PDT

I'd disable that one mystery entry in Msconfig, or delete it altogether using HiJackThis. (Make sure it's enabled in Msconfig so it'll show up in HJT, then use the Repair option.) If that's not it I'm not sure what it would be. If you had ME or XP I'd suggest System Restore, but with 2000 you're a little more limited. What exactly does the MS Office entry launch (word.exe, excel.exe, etc)...it's possible it's trying to auto-recover a deleted file?

Good luck.
John

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by tomron / April 22, 2006 11:13 AM PDT

I disabled it in MSCONFIG.I noticed that once disabled there seems to be a point of no return.Is that the norm?

The microsoft office and adobe reader speed launch in misconfig are listed under location as common startup,not sure exactly what that means

I tried to launch microsoft office and adobe from the start up folder and nothing happens.

Tom

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(NT) (NT) Is ok to delete those in the startup folder
by tomron / April 23, 2006 2:45 PM PDT
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(NT) (NT) They're safe to delete and can be restored later.
by John.Wilkinson / April 24, 2006 8:31 AM PDT
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(NT) (NT) Thanx John
by tomron / April 24, 2006 8:36 AM PDT
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