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Windows 7: Need to get to the Desktop

13 Jun 2018   #1
cottonball

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Need to get to the Desktop

Hi folks!!

Would appreciate your assistance.

Every time a friend's computer starts, it goes to:
Computer > Local Disk (C) > Program Data > Microsoft > Windows > Start Menu > Programs > Startup > Kingston Office

What do I need to change so that it will go to the good old Desktop?

Thanks for your help!!

(If this is not the right place for this question, please move.)

CB


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13 Jun 2018   #2
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Are you sure that the OS on this computer is a version of Windows 7?
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13 Jun 2018   #3
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 

Have you checked the Startup Folder in the Start Menu?

You can also find it here:
"C:\Users\<user name>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup"

Various programs allow you to inspect/modify your Startup list (like CCleaner).
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13 Jun 2018   #4
cottonball

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

lehnerus2000,

Thank you for your suggestion. Will give it a try and let you know.
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13 Jun 2018   #5
cottonball

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Super!! CCleaner > Tools > Startup worked!!

Thanks again, and have a great day!!
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13 Jun 2018   #6
townsbg

Windows 7 pro 64-bit
 
 

Program Data > Microsoft > Windows > Start Menu > Programs > Startup

Items in the startup folder will be started automatically. If you don't want it to run on start up you can remove it.
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