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Is there any way to get centrino to not load on startup?
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Can you be a little more specific with your problem please?


Have a good new years.
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Im sorry, I guess i dont really know what I'm asking :whistling: . I have a HP Compaq nc8230 laptop with intel centrino. There's a little wireless button above my keyboard that controls my wireless signal (you probably dont care about that)

I can manually turn my wireless on/off, but only after XP boots up. The problem is I think I have a virus that acts with the wireless to invade my system :blink: So to resolve that, I uninstalled all my wireless networks, but is there a way to disable the wireless itself?
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leave it on battery, and push the button to turn off wireless signal
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I can only do that after XP boots, and it still gives me the "traycomm. exe internet update" error
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Try doing this.

Click Start
Click Run
type "msconfig" in the box.
Go to the start up tab and look for your wireless software and uncheck it. You can also uncheck any programs that you do not need. Do not mess with anything you do not know with as it can affect your system.

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"access is denied", [bleep] access privileges. Oh, well thanks for your help anyways
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We still dont haft to give up!

Make sure you are the admin of the computer.

Go to Start
Click Control Panel
Click User Accounts
And make sure your name is a Computer adminstrator.

(if your taskbar is in classic mode like 2000, here is your steps)
Click start
Go to settings
Click control panel
Find the User accounts
and make sure you are a computer adminstrator.
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We still dont haft to give up!

Make sure you are the admin of the computer.

Thats just it, I'm not. My school district gave it to me with very little access privileges, Antivirus protection, or firewalls. It scares me :whistling:
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I am sorry, but you do not have any admin privalages so I cannot help you further. Contact the district to help you with this.

Sorry I couldnt help.

Have a good new years.
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Oh thats no problem, I just have an off the wall situation.
Thanks
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Did you try safe mode?
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Oh sorry! I forgot about that.

Boot into safe mode, if the Adminstrator does not have a password, than do it from there.
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