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is it not a good idea to keep and run a few of these tools occasionally then?

 

No, it's not a good idea to keep these programs on your machine. They become outdated and don't do their intended job properly. Also in many instances they have quarantine files that contain the bad files they have found. Best to remove them off your machine. :)

 

That doesn't mean you can't run them again if you want to. Just download the latest version. :cool:

 

I have just noticed that I get a black command box when the pc initially starts.

 
Yes I get that on my machine for a few seconds before it goes to "Windows is starting".
 
Do you think this is something different on your machine? That is, it didn't happen before?


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Hi again.

sorry its taken so long.

it appears as soon as I see my desktop, a black box appears and then falls back. it looks like one of the tools we used to scan with.

 

I don't recall ever seeing it before.


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it looks like one of the tools we used to scan with.

 

They should of all been removed with DelFix.

 

Try this:

 

Click on Start and type msconfig in the Search programs and files panel
Click on msconfig.exe at the top of the pop up window that opens
System Configuration Tool will open
Click on the Startup tab,
See if c:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe is listed there. If it is, untick (uncheck) the box next to it, click Apply,
Restart the machine
Come back and tell me if that fixes the problem.

 

 


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