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My Computer Folder Pop Up ! BAD WORDS HERE :0(


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#1 modestobowler

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Posted 23 June 2008 - 01:42 AM

all of the sudden the my computer folder keeps poppping up... Ill close it and itll pop right back up usually when im typing...very annoying...started doing this last nite...cant figure out y, but im goin bananas...its takin me a long time to even type this cause the folder keeps poppin up! any help!? please :thumbsup: thanks so much

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Posted 23 June 2008 - 01:44 AM

PS- Have run adaware and antivirus checks... no luck... restart didnt help either... lame!

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Posted 23 June 2008 - 06:27 AM

Hello, modestobowler

Does it occur in Safe Mode?

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Posted 13 January 2009 - 11:08 AM

My Computer folder also popped up, too after the Desktop appeared.

I followed all the instructions for possible solutions in this and other forums, but I solved the problem myself!

Which is quite amazing since I am not a techy kind of person.

Here is what did it for me.

Click Start and navigate to Startup folder.

Beginning with the first one listed click (or double click on it).

If it brings up the program that is labled by the icon, that is not the culprit.

However, I found that there was one, supposedly a Corel icon, which was masquerading as and was really the "My Computer" program. I deleted it by right clicking and the problem was solved on reboot.

Hope this helps all of you who keep getting the "My Computer" folder on startup.




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