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#1 Sunflowers

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Posted 14 September 2011 - 09:53 AM

All the articles I've seen about problems with lxdboxcp.exe are about the program appearing when it shouldn't. I have the opposite problem. When my PC first boots up I get a couple of message boxes appearing which tell me that lxdboxcp.exe "cannot be found". I have to close these boxes down manually because they won't close down automatically and they prevent any other programs from opening on bootup if I leave them open.

I had a Lexmark 1020 inkjet printer - which is what this file is associated with - for years. It worked fine with Windows 98 but when I installed Windows XP Pro several years ago it wouldn't work at all so I had to buy another printer.

I didn't have this problem until a couple of months ago when I had my computer repaired and upgraded. The repair guy remarked on these message boxes which, until then, I hadn't seen. He said he couldn't stop them from appearing and, since my computer works fine, I told him to leave them.

It's not a big deal having these things popping up, but it would be easier if they didn't. I've found a few Lexmark drivers on my computer which I removed, but it hasn't made any difference. How do I completely remove all traces of Lexmark from my computer so I can just leave my computer to boot up on its own rather than having to keep watch over it?

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Posted 14 September 2011 - 10:36 AM

You might try the freeware version of Revo Uninstaller, http://www.revouninstaller.com/revo_uninstaller_free_download.html .

Here is how to use Revo Uninstaller:

1) First we download it from here: Revo Uninstaller Free Version. You can skip this Step if you already have it installed. However, you may need to update it. If you have it installed already, and you need to update it, go ahead and open it up and click the AutoUpdate Icon next to Help. The use of this program makes registry changes based upon what you select for removal from the Registry. Before running Revo Uninstaller please run ERUNT before proceeding to back up your registry in case you make a mistake.

2) Select the Program to remove from the list of programs and click the Uninstall button:

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3) After selecting the program you want to remove, and confirming you want to uninstall the program, then you will want to select the Advanced Option:

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4) Click Next. This will start the uninstaller for the application you picked. When the uninstaller is done, and it proves to be successful, and a reboot is required, then select NO and continue the below steps.

5) Follow the prompts during the uninstallation of the application. Once it closes you will be at this window:

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6) Click Next again. Once the window is done scanning for files and other things that did not get removed, you will be presented with this window:

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You will want to select only the bolded items, then click on Delete. If any entries-usually the last thing listed and not in bold-have a + sign click on the + until you see more bolded items. Once done, click Next.

If it asks you to delete other files, then do so, but pay attention to the warnings.


From personal experience...Lexmark printers tend to leave files/services on the system when uninstalled. Revo ought to take care of that.

You might also take a look at your services running and ensure lxbces is not running, http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/lexbces.exe.html .

If your phantom originates from a startup item...you can use a good startup manager to find/delete the startup item.

Startup Control Panel - http://www.mlin.net/StartupCPL.shtml

Startup Inspector for Windows - http://www.windowsstartup.com/

Louis

Edited by hamluis, 14 September 2011 - 10:38 AM.


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Posted 19 September 2011 - 03:01 AM

Thanks for the reply :). I installed RevoUninstaller and I'm very impressed by it. It's found all sorts of stuff I didn't think I had BUT it hasn't found the Lexmark files - which is what I really wanted. I'll have to see if I can get it to hunt in other places when I have more time to experiment with it. I'll come back to you later with the results.

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Posted 19 September 2011 - 03:10 AM

When my PC first boots up I get a couple of message boxes appearing which tell me that lxdboxcp.exe "cannot be found".


This is caused when a file is removed but the registry is still telling the computer to start that file or program.

To resolve this, download Autoruns, search for the related entry and then delete it.
  • Create a new folder on your hard drive called AutoRuns (C:\AutoRuns) and extract (unzip) the file there. (click here if you're not sure how to do this.)
  • Open the folder and double-click on autoruns.exe to launch it.
  • Please be patient as it scans and populates the entries.
  • When done scanning, it will say Ready at the bottom.
  • Scroll through the list and look for a startup entry related to the file(s) in the error message.
  • Right-click on the entry and choose delete.
  • Reboot your computer and see if the startup error returns.

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Posted 19 September 2011 - 07:57 AM

YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYY!!! Autoruns works :D!

I'm still playing with the other one and I like that very much so I haven't wasted my time downloading that one either :).

Thanks to both of you :thumbsup: !

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Posted 19 September 2011 - 12:44 PM

You're welcome. I'm glad your problem is resolved. Yes, both those programs are good to have on hand.

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