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Can't remove new recurring startup item named after me (Tim) !?


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#1 ruffhouse

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 11:03 PM

Each time I restart, Windows asks me which installed program I would like to use to open a file named "tim" (which is my name).

It's not in the control panel where I can uninstall it or see what it is.

I use utilities to disable it on startup, but the very next time I reboot it shows up again.

I simply close the window and it appears that nothing happens, but I'm slightly above average in my computer savvy and it bothers me that I have no idea what it is.

Anyone familiar or have a guess at what it might be?

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#2 boopme

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 11:40 PM

Hello. Go here to Doug Knox's Windows® XP File Association Fixes
Run 9th down on left... EXE File Association Fix ... the EXE not EML one.



FOR VISTA
Go to File association fixes for Windows Vista

Click the exe box
Instructions:
To fix the association for a particular file type, download the corresponding fix from the above links table (Use Right-click - Save as option in your browser to download the fixes). Unzip the fix and extract the .REG file to the Desktop. Right-click the REG file and choose Merge. Note that you need to be an administrator to apply these fixes.


Now maybe you can see what it is.
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