desktop - notepad

  Liza 09:43 26 Mar 2007

I keep getting this is in my windows XPsp2 startup. Delays startup finish by about 3 to 4 minutes. The contents are quoted below. What is it and why does it happen please?
Thanks, Liza


  Technotiger 09:48 26 Mar 2007

Hi, have you run AVG check lately? This is probably as a result of a windows update which may have made a slight change, running AVG check usually corrects the change almost without you noticing. If my theory is wrong, no doubt someone will come here and say so promptly.

  brundle 09:49 26 Mar 2007
  VoG II 09:49 26 Mar 2007
  Technotiger 09:52 26 Mar 2007

Well, I did say 'promptly' :-)

  Liza 23:26 26 Mar 2007

Hi Technotiger
No I don't use AVG on desktop only on laptop.
Thanks, Liza

  woodchip 23:31 26 Mar 2007

Follow both links above

  Technotiger 08:05 27 Mar 2007

Hmmm, I do hope you have an anti-virus program on your desktop!! As woodchip says, follow above links.

  Liza 19:33 28 Mar 2007

Hi brundle, VoG™, woodchip, Technotiger
I am sorry I did not come back to you sooner but I was quite ill. Am better now!

Yes desktop.ini was in my startup and I deleted it. I don't know how it go there. I have norton virus Technotiger also that spy thing arranged by aol.
Thanks to you all. Liza

  woodchip 19:37 28 Mar 2007

When you work with Windows and programs they create one some times

  Technotiger 20:46 28 Mar 2007

Grreat, glad you are feeling better now.


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