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Windows 7: desktop.ini error after boot: [.ShellClassInfo]

23 Jul 2013   #1
M980

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
desktop.ini error after boot: [.ShellClassInfo]

The message appears after boot in a notepad.exe window named, "desktop.ini"

[.ShellClassInfo]
LocalizedResourceName=@%SystemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll, -21787

I am totally lost.


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23 Jul 2013   #2
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Run Farbar Recovery Scan Tool


64-Bit Version OS Farbar Recovery Scan Tool x64 <===== Download Link

Drag the FRST64.exe from the Downloads folder to your Desktop

Right click on FRST64.exe and choose

When the tool opens click Yes on the disclaimer window .

Press Scan button.

FRST will let you know when the scan is complete and has written the FRST.txt to file

Note   Note
The first time Farbar Recovery Scan Tool is run, it makes also another log Addition.txt


Please upload both logs in your reply.(FRST.txt and Addition.txt)

FRST.txt and Addition.txt will be on the Desktop

Upload a File
Click on the Go Advanced button under the Message box . Scroll down to Additional Options then click on Manage Attachments in the Attach Files sections . Click the Browse button locate the file then click on the Open button . In the Upload File from your Computer section click on the Upload button . Wait until it finishes uploading then close the window . Then click Submit Reply .
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23 Jul 2013   #3
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

See if you have checks in

Click on the Start button and select Computer
Press the Alt key on your keyboard and click on Tools
Select Folder Options
Click the View tab and make sure that Do not show hidden files and folders is selected under Hidden files and folders
Next, check the box next to Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
Then, check the box next to Hide extensions for known filetypes
Click Apply then click OK
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25 Jul 2013   #4
M980

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thank you so much! I'll get this done and get right back to you.
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25 Jul 2013   #5
M980

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VistaKing View Post
See if you have checks in

Click on the Start button and select Computer
Press the Alt key on your keyboard and click on Tools
Select Folder Options
Click the View tab and make sure that Do not show hidden files and folders is selected under Hidden files and folders
Next, check the box next to Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
Then, check the box next to Hide extensions for known filetypes
Click Apply then click OK
Done.
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25 Jul 2013   #6
M980

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Results

Results attached


Attached Files
File Type: txt FRST.txt (120.1 KB, 4 views)
File Type: txt Addition.txt (35.1 KB, 1 views)
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25 Jul 2013   #7
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

On
Hold down Control and click on ESET Online Scanner to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window
Click the button
Check YES, I accept the Terms of Use.
Click the Start button.
Accept any security warnings from your browser.
Under scan settings, check "Scan Archives" and "Remove found threats"
Click Advanced settings and select the following:
Scan potentially unwanted applications
Scan for potentially unsafe applications
Enable Anti-Stealth technology
ESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer. Please be patient as this can take some time.
When the scan completes, click List Threats
Click Export, and save the file to your desktop using a unique name, such as ESETScan. Include the contents of this report in your next reply.
Click the Back button.
Click the Finish button.


Or On or
Click on esetsmartinstaller_enu.exe to download the ESET Smart Installer. Save it to your desktop.
Right click on choose on your desktop
Check YES, I accept the Terms of Use.
Click the Start button.
Accept any security warnings from your browser.
Under scan settings, check "Scan Archives" and "Remove found threats"
Click Advanced settings and select the following:
Scan potentially unwanted applications
Scan for potentially unsafe applications
Enable Anti-Stealth technology
ESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer. Please be patient as this can take some time.
When the scan completes, click List Threats
Click Export, and save the file to your desktop using a unique name, such as ESETScan. Include the contents of this report in your next reply.
Click the Back button.
Click the Finish button.
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26 Jul 2013   #8
M980

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thank you. Will do.
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26 Jul 2013   #9
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

After you ran the ESET ONLINE SCANNER

Try these steps

Open the RUN window ( + R <=== on keyboard press ) and type shell:startup and press enter

Press Alt and T then O will get you to the screen quickly. Click the View tab then uncheck Hide protected operating system files

Delete desktop.ini

Then go C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

and Delete desktop.ini

** ProgramData folder is a hidden folder . In the same location on the View tab check Show Hidden files and folders

Look here as well

C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

and Delete desktop.ini

Restart the PC .

Click on the Start button and select Computer
Press the Alt key on your keyboard and click on Tools
Select Folder Options
Click the View tab and make sure that Do not show hidden files and folders is selected under Hidden files and folders
Next, check the box next to Hide protected operating system files
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Jul 2013   #10
M980

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thank you. I'll get it done tonight. Many thanks.
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