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system32 folder opens on boot up

by uncleremus / May 16, 2009 11:01 PM PDT

have seached with google for answer but none of suggestions solve problem any ideas? thanks

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by uncleremus / May 16, 2009 11:06 PM PDT

system is dimension 8400 xp pro, sp 3

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Go to msconfig
by Basket628 / May 16, 2009 11:54 PM PDT

In msconfig go to the startup tab see if its in there if so remove it then click ok let computer restart.

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by Bugbatter / May 17, 2009 4:04 AM PDT
In reply to: Go to msconfig

This can be caused by a blank registry entry, such as can be left behind by an incomplete program removal.

If you do not see System 32 in msconfig, give this a try from Kelly's web site (Please use Internet Explorer.):
Line 260 - right hand side > "System32 Folder Opens Upon Boot"
The registry fix should correct this problem without your having to manually edit the registry. Save the .vbs file to your desktop and then double click it to run. Because it will be changing a registry setting, you may wish to create a System Restore point first.

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System32 folder opens at bootup
by motosno / January 5, 2010 2:20 AM PST
In reply to: Go to msconfig

Had the same problem, after much searching I found a rather odd entry in 'msconfig' startup tab called -scheduler. I removed the check mark, and voila, after restating, problem corrected.
That entry comes from ISUSPM.exe (InstallShield Update Service Program Manager) a MacroVision Flexnet process which is being installed as part of PaperPort 12, in my case. The file is a ''non-Microsoft'' .exe located in C:\Windows\System32 folder.

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System32 folder opens at bootup
by sullyfla / February 19, 2010 1:39 AM PST

I had this annoying problem on my computer,it drove me crazy!
I went in to run/msconfig,then to the start up menu and unchecked the scheduler ...... and no more problem with the system 32 folder opening on start up! Thank you all!

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Did Not Solve My Problem
by wrcnet / March 24, 2011 3:47 AM PDT

I had to first go into system services and stop the task scheduling service before ms-config would let me un-check the scheduler. I restarted and to no avail. I still have to problem. Any more suggestions????

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Thank you SOO much
by ROFL190 / September 11, 2011 12:04 PM PDT

thank you for telling me this info god bless you and you don't need any stinking reg files just uncheck -schedule simple Wink

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System32 folder opens at bootup
by budpiney / July 9, 2010 5:29 PM PDT

This was a great post. I searched for solutions and many had me manually changing register settings or running scripts. But this simple "unchecking" of the -scheduler entry fixed the problem with no bad side effects. Thanks!

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