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Make This Folder Go Away Please

Old 06-06-03, 06:52 PM
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Make This Folder Go Away Please

I've got this xp and recently installed ad-aware. It installed fine and had an ad-aware folder open on the desktop. Of course I closed it, but everytime I boot up the pc, that same folder is there in the exact same spot and I have to close it to make it go away. I've never had this problem installed previous applications. Why does it insist on always being there and how can I make it go away?
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Old 06-06-03, 06:59 PM
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Re: Make This Folder Go Away Please

Originally posted by svadas
I've got this xp and recently installed ad-aware. It installed fine and had an ad-aware folder open on the desktop. Of course I closed it, but everytime I boot up the pc, that same folder is there in the exact same spot and I have to close it to make it go away. I've never had this problem installed previous applications. Why does it insist on always being there and how can I make it go away?
This probably isn't the solution, but can you right-click on the folder, go to Properties, and make it hidden?
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Old 06-07-03, 01:07 AM
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Have you check the Startup folder?
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Old 06-07-03, 06:23 AM
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Run msconfig and uncheck Ad-aware. Or, you could download this program which lets you decide exactly what starts up when you boot your machine:

http://www.mlin.net/StartupCPL.shtml
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