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Windows 7: Delete pop up appears when windows start up

01 Apr 2013   #1
jepherz

Windows 7
 
 
Delete pop up appears when windows start up

When I turn get into windows now for some reason I get a regular looking delete message. It appears for just a couple seconds. First it says "Perparing to detele" then changes to "Deleting" or something like that. I am pretty sure I didn't tell windows to delete anything on start up. Also, just like a regular delete pop up, there is a button that points down and says "Detail" which you can click to see what is actually being deleted, except it only gives 1-2 seconds and I haven't been able to click it yet. How do I figure out what this is?


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01 Apr 2013   #2
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Look in the recycle bin. Are there any files that might give a clue as to where these deleted files came from? They might not be there, since it is possible to delete files without sending them to the recycle bin.

You might be able to use the clean boot process to figure out which app is doing this:
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

Failing that, you can download/run (nothing to install) Process Monitor. Start that, filter on Explorer, click on an empty spot on your desktop, press ctrl-Z to undo the delete and see if Process Monitor tells you where the files were written back to.
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01 Apr 2013   #3
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Work through these Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7 starting with a Clean Boot.
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