has been known to cause issues with the boot.ini
go to Start>Run
Under the Services tab look for the AskUpgradeService
> disable it.
See if that resolves the issue.
This may or maynot resolve your particular issue...in my experience the times that this has occurred, the machines have also been infected with malware.
Follow the instructions previously given to post in the malware removal forum.
AskUpgrade Service is known to be installed by VUSE a peer2peer program - more evidence of the perils of using peer2peer software.
Edited by CatByte, 23 June 2009 - 01:23 PM.