Startup desk top variations- why do they happen

  newearwax 10:17 19 Apr 2004
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My syst is Win 98SE. I have set my desktop up so that the background is a restful green, However at sporadic intervals at bootup the background colour reverts without warning to the standard mid-blue with the Windows logo in top right hand corner of screen. TO my knowledge I'm doing nothing to cause this- I'm just doing a standard first boot of the day. Any thoughts why this should happen, olease?

  Pyrosoft 10:29 19 Apr 2004

What apps are you running at startup?

Check msconfig and your startup folder.

  Pyrosoft 10:29 19 Apr 2004

What apps are you running at startup?

Check msconfig and your startup folder.

  newearwax 12:18 22 Apr 2004

Thanks. I've 16 running at startup
Taskbar display controls, McAfee instant update monitor,
Scan registry,Task monitor,System tray,
Load power prefile,Ensoniqmixer,
Matrox power desk, Still image monitor,
AVG-CC,McAfee guardian, Critical update,
TkBellEXE,Load power profile, Scheduling agent,
AVG serv9.exe, Camedia Master,
Microsoft Office start up, run=

Are any of these the problem and can I safely take any off start up. Load power profile is listed twice and details are identical.

  newearwax 11:47 23 Apr 2004

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  newearwax 11:39 28 Apr 2004

bump

  colberly 13:37 28 Apr 2004

Have a look at this rather large and comprehensive list at what is needed or not at startup it might help.
click here

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