System 32 folder appears

  [DELETED] 21:27 02 May 2006

Whenever I start or restart my PC, once all the programs have loaded I get my system 32 folder appearing/opening. I just close it down each time as I obviously don't need it but can't find a way of stopping it appearing. The PC works fine in every way. I use XP Home SP2 & the most recent software loaded was Norton Ghost.

Does anyone have any ideas why & how to stop it.



  [DELETED] 21:31 02 May 2006
  [DELETED] 22:43 02 May 2006

I have checked all of the values in the registery as suggested in this article & I do not appear to have any of the issues described.
Thanks, but do you have any further suggestions.

  [DELETED] 16:09 05 May 2006

Hi curacion66, I dont believe it i have the same problem as you i also have windows xp and sp2, i didnt download the norton ghost i was told i didnt need it, but im fed up with this system 32 appearing all the time, does anybody know why?? Thanks.

  beeuuem 21:03 05 May 2006

You could try the fix from Kellys Korner.

Item number 260 from click here

  [DELETED] 22:39 06 May 2006


Thanks for this but unfortunately still no luck. I loaded the file you suggested & it told me that the registry value could not be found & that the program could fix my problem.

  [DELETED] 22:47 06 May 2006

I don't know if this would help but you say it happens at startup, that suggests to me that a program loading at startup may be causing the problem. Click START RUN then type msconfig and go to the startup tag, do not alter anything but look for files using system 32 that may give you a clue as to what is causing it. If you do disable anything and problems result as long as you have noted down what you have changed you should be ok as if push comes to shove you can always start in safe mode and reselect anything you untick.
Before you do anything make sure you write down any changes you make so you can put them back and make sure you know how to boot your computer into safe mode.

  [DELETED] 23:53 07 May 2006


Still having no luck. I have no items now mentioning system 32 in the startup section of msconfig. I had a clear out of a lot of rubbish though which has sped up startup but still have the system 32 window pop up. I suppose one way would be never to turn off the PC. Voila!! no pop up.

Many thanks.

  [DELETED] 14:00 15 May 2006

Hi all,
I got rid of the belkin coz we no longer needed 2nd pc, now when i switch pc on, system 32 no longer appears, maybe that was the reason.

  [DELETED] 16:43 15 May 2006

Bring up msconfig and click on the startup tab. Then look for entry something like /L:ENG or similar. Untick this and your problem should be cured.

  [DELETED] 17:13 15 May 2006

Repeat of message this time with acknowledgements to Totally-braindead.

He's quite right, Bring up msconfig and click on the startup tab. Then look for entry something like /L:ENG or similar. Untick this and your problem should be cured.

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