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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.

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows32-properties-window-pops-up-after-startup-deleted.809699/
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A:Have to manually connect to the internet on startup

Make and Model of computer? What Operating System are you using?
 

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A:Dell Inspiron 3437- Startup and shutdown problem

Which Windows and how much free space do you have?
 

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How many autoupdate programs are running in your services AND
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A:Hard Drive Startup

Hey kesler7.
Did this pc in question come with Win8 and with this disk ?
If you are familiar with accessing the BIOS, does it show that the drive is present ?
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A:Slow startup

First off, I suggest that you defragment your hard drive. It would also be good if you can check that you don't have unnecessary programs in your start up configuration.

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A:How do I set my notebook to automatically connect at startup?

Slick21 said:





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

For some reason when I reboot my notebook, the wireless compatibility doen't want to automatically connect to my wireless access point. I have to manually click the wireless icon on the task bar to let the troubleshooter connect my notebook to the internet.

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Anyone have any ideas?Click to expand...

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A:Network "dialer" stopped loading at startup. Weird.

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Note the solution presented in the previous thread is for a different make of laptop.

Problem: Wirless disabled by default on start up and resume.

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A:Atheros AR9285 wireless disabled by default at startup

SOLUTION! (at least for me on my laptop)

I just had this problem when I reinstalled the OS from the OEM disc (not the factory install disc) I figured the OEM disc had a driver conflict. But I incorrectly pointed the finger at the wirless lan driver.

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A:XP deleting files from second SATA HDD on startup

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A:Background shadows from previous open window

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Hy there.

I have jack headphones and sometimes when I wanna listen to the computer when i'm connecting headphones the sound is a surrounding one. Can I change the properties of it?
I mention I inserted them in the keyboard slot, but if I insert them to the PC the sound is good.


Thanks in advanced.
 

A:Changing jack headset properties

You mentioned you plugged the headphones into your keyboard. Could you provide the details of your motherboard?
 

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A:Window detects 3.25GB RAM when I installed 4GB

First, your system only showing usable memory at 3.25GB is perfectly correct. You cannot do anything about that unless you use 64bit windows.

I suspect that the new memory you have fitted has a higher voltage rating and is therefore running at a lower clock speed. Check the voltage rating on the manufacturer's site and then make the adjustment in the Bios.
 

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Here is what I currently have in it:

AMD Phenom II X6 1100T
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A:Freshly built computer freezes at random points during startup

Sounds like there could be an issue with your BIOS... either needs to be flashed to a newer version to fully support the X6 processor or the settings just need to be tweaked. Make sure your memory is running in accordance to factory spec and that your voltages for both CPU and RAM is within acceptable range.
 

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A:Hard drive gone after startup repair

Sounds like your hard drive has failed to me.
You need to look in the BIOS to see if it is detected.
With older Sony models, you pressed F1 as the laptop was powering up.
 

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Thanks

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A:Error loading files at startup of Dell Inspiron 1545

I don't believe either is a legitmate file. Update you virus scan and run a full scan of C:\. If that doesn't find anything then update Malwarebytes and run a full scan. If you don't have malwarebytes you can get it at: www.malwarebytes.org.
If you find something and cannot get rid of it, take this to the forum at: http://www.techspot.com/vb/menu28.html

It may also be remnants of some program you removed, but I don't think so.
 

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Do you have any friends or associates who have working tech knowledge? What is the make of your hard drive?
 

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A:Strange startup

Cannot see attach

I cannot get attach file (pic). Can you post it back ? For that we could probably help you out.
 

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A:Gateway NV7915u startup problems

have you tried putting the hdd and recovery disc together? before that you need to change the boot priority so the CD load first.

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A:Sound works with one window at a time

Which version of Windows are you running? and what Service Pack level? Are you current with all Windows Updates?
 

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So even now if you hook up the second monitor you still don't get any video on either display?
 

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Has the machine been moved? Even though some software is correctly reporting the memory it would be worthwhile opening it up and checking all the sticks of memory are firmly pushed down and correctly seated in the slots. I'd guess the different software has different methods of querying the system properties. Some might actually query the memory, others might just query what the bios reports which might register the ram details even if it isn't functioning properly.
 

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Use System Restore to a point before you deleted the audio driver.
 

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A:HP Pavillion dv3150nr boot loop (BIOS/startup malfunction?)

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A:No display on startup

Let's start with the PSU connections. is the graphics card PCI-E power connector plugged in? Is the 8 pin ATX 12V connector to the motherboard plugged in?

If so, can you substitute a known good graphics card? Do you have a good power supply to substitute?
 

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Have you tried completely uninstalling your audio drivers, then installing them once more via the drivers on the manufacturer's website?
 

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A:Computer beeps on startup no video

fixed problem

went back in and removed video card and computer started up.
 

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A:USB devices stop working on Windows startup

What kind of "the computer" is this....?
 

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Be sure you are booting to the CD, almost any CD with an operating system on it, or a format program.

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A:Display will not light up on startup

one word "CABLE" had that before
 

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A:Onboard sound but 'No Audio Device' in device properties

Sometimes kids overdrive the audio chips until they overheat and burn out. If burned out, it will not detect.
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A:Unable to startup 3D acceleration

Please uninstall your currently installed nVidia drivers, then download Driver Sweeper or Driver Cleaner Pro.

Reboot your system, and re-install the latest WHQL nVidia drivers. Regards
 

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A:Connected to network, but no Internet access - can't access network properties

Appears you are on Vista ( Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6001] )

and running from an Admin Login (ie Owner and other than maintenance, you should be using a Limited Account, eg: UAC but solve that latter)

Disconnect from the router
Goto Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network Connections.
Right click on ?Local Area Connection? & click ?properties? option.

scroll and find the Internet Protocol V6
clear the [x] preceeding that line
click ok

get a command prompt (run->cmd) and enternetsh int ip reset
netsh interface ip delete arpcache
ipconfig /flushdns

 

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A:Windows runs CheckDisk at every startup?

magaman598 said:





I'm currently looking for Western Digital's software stuffs for testing purposes.Click to expand...

Found it, I'm running a full diagnostics on the 1TB Drive right now. 2:20:43 test...
 

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A:My laptop wouldn't startup

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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A:Ticking noise at startup

My PC Had That too!

well, from what i've noticed, its the fan. the fan's motor is choppy and "kicks" so thats the ticking noise. My laptop had a ticking noise from the fan after I dropped it once.
 

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A:Monitor displaying "No Signal" on startup

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You can view this thread to help diagnose the problem.
What connections are you removing, and are you re-connecting 1 at a time?
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A:Laptop won't startup properly

Power Issues
Run the unit without the battery and connect it to AC power source. If it still doesn't turn on then you have a faulty power connector or power module on the MOBO (motherboard)

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From
neowing.

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A:Primary IDE Hard Drive Failure error message on startup

Call or email Seagate tech support. They usually have a new hard drive on its way to you within four hours, and await the arrival of the bad one to deal with any costs.
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> Then use Driver Sweeper as well
> Then download the latest video driver from your motherboard or system manufacturer's support website

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A:Monitor won't stay on at startup

Windows XP or VISTA machine? Desktop or laptop? The more information you can give to us, the more likely we will be able to help.
It is likely that you have caused a cable to become too loose... but we need more info.
 

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A:Emachines... Imagine that! Shuts off during windows startup

have you tried re seating the cpu? it might be a heat problem, but yeah it sounds like it might be the MB god i hate Emachines with a passion.
 

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A:Slowdowns at Windows startup

Is there any hardware upgrades or any activity which you can tell us which may have lead to this?
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A:TASCAM US144 and Windows XP Pro Pops and Clicks

And the sounds go away when you disconnect the Tascam?

How is it connected... specific devices, sockets, plugs?
 

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A:Startup gives a disk read error

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A:Black screen on startup, please help

Could anyone jump on what I'm saying here:

burned out VGA?
 

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A:Properties for hard drive

OK, I probably can't get you past the check sum issue with the BIOS. And the answer to your problem may have something to do with the age of your computer. But I see you've been waiting a day so here are a few thoughts that might help.

The first thing I would do is boot up the machine and see if I can get into BIOS. If you can, tell the BIOS to redetect the primary drive - assuming you've replaced the old drive and not simply added a new one. Then save and your machine will restart. That's the quick and easy solution. And who knows? Will probably clear up the checksum problem. If this doesn't work...

Go to your manufacturer's site (like Dell, Gateway, eMachine (also Gateway), HP...). In your case Compaq? The site should have your original set up, but you have to know your model number or serial number or order number, etc. If your machine is old you may have to look in the Archived support area. But from your note, you may be past that. You should be able to get all the specs, including the BIOS manufacturer here. The user's manual may have a way to clear/reset BIOS via a jumper setting. (I THINK that's right.)

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Now, as to the HD, you need to have the correct cable, it needs to be attached properly, and your machine needs to be able to handle it. You may not have this problem but here's a very nice (old) site that explains:
http://www.mikeshardware.com/howtos/howto_connect_ide_hd.html

Also, with cable select (CS) the problem of setting up the BIOS should be gone. But if you have a very old machine, you may need to go into the BIOS and specify your new drive. Also, I believe some older machines simply can not handle large drives. I don't know if simply upgrading the BIOS can overcome this. It has something to do with HD sectors and that's all I know. (I think there's also something weird about Compaqs?)

I think that should cover it. But to get better help, post your system specs. At least the type of Compaq. BIOS name and version, number of drives: DVD, CD, HD.

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