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'Windows32 Properties' window pops up after startup (deleted!?)

Q: 'Windows32 Properties' window pops up after startup (deleted!?)

Hi guys This evening I went after startup pops (deleted!?) window Properties' up 'Windows32 onto my Windows Vista laptop just to browse the internet when I noticed this message pop up straight after I had booted up I saw that it had been deleted and I have no idea why Now I 'Windows32 Properties' window pops up after startup (deleted!?) m not an expert at computers but I knew this wasn t good so I clicked restore and I never saw it again However I restarted and noticed it again but I didn t click restore this time and as I went to download a file it wouldn t download something along the lines of exe couldn t be downloaded please contact administrator I don t think it can be serious because as soon as I restore it everything s back to normal but it is really annoying that after every statup this pops up Please can you help me rectify this and allow me to have a stressless time whilst browing on my laptop Thanks in advance nbsp

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A: 'Windows32 Properties' window pops up after startup (deleted!?)

Windows32 might be malware related. You might want to post your thread in the Malware Removal section.
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Hey kesler7.
Did this pc in question come with Win8 and with this disk ?
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Slick21 said:

I'm using Windows 7, a ASUS X54C Notebook and a DLink WBR-1310 router.

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Anyone have any ideas?Click to expand...

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closed topic#163578 on this website
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magaman598 said:

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jevonh842 said:

Lately when i turn on my laptop the screen would just go blank and sometimes it would cut out( the screen is still blank) and the power button would light up and the screen just remain blank... i have a compaq presario f5000.... any advice?Click to expand...

How old is the laptop?
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My PC Had That too!

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You can view this thread to help diagnose the problem.
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A:Laptop won't startup properly

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it sounds like a power supply issue... 650 watt pw, does not mean anything... its the amps on the 12v line. if its like 15 to 20 watts... (then no go) u need new pw...

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Could anyone jump on what I'm saying here:

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