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W8.1 Pro 32 Bit System-on startup File Manager open Folder

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    W8.1 Pro 32 Bit System-on startup File Manager open Folder


    Can someone please help explain why my desktop pc has suddenly decided to opens a folder with following path;
    C:\Users\Patrick\AppData\Roaming\ Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

    PC has just started doing this today, I have not added any new programs etc for several days.

    How can I stop W8 from doing this as it takes say 5-10 seconds to open this folder up.

    Your help would be appreciated
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    Try disabling some programs that you definitely don't need to startup, to see if the problem goes away.

    Startup Items - Manage in Windows 8

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    Thanks for your post. I have done that. plus getting rid of most IE addons and disabling the rest.

    I followed your instructions under "Startup Items - Manage in Windows 8" and I will let you know the results.
    Thanks
    witelite
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    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
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    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    What He said! ^
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    Mr Sardonicus said;

    Try disabling some programs that you definitely don't need to startup, to see if the problem goes away.

    Startup Items - Manage in Windows 8


    I said'
    Thanks for your post. I have done that. plus getting rid of most IE addons and disabling the rest.

    I followed your instructions under "Startup Items - Manage in Windows 8" and I will let you know the results.
    Thanks
    witelite

    New Post Today > Bad news problem has again returned today

    Any other things I can do to stop File Explorer from opening up this folder?

    thanks
    witelite
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W8.1 Pro 32 Bit System-on startup File Manager open Folder
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