Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Receving Odd Message at Windows Startup

05 Jul 2015   #1

Windows 7 ultimate x64
Receving Odd Message at Windows Startup

one of My office pc is showing odd message during windows startup. i have attached photos of it below.

Attached Thumbnails
Receving Odd Message at Windows Startup-2015-07-05-15.45.36.jpg   Receving Odd Message at Windows Startup-2015-07-05-15.45.47.jpg   Receving Odd Message at Windows Startup-2015-07-05-15.46.02.jpg  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Jul 2015   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium

Obviously that is not a windows message. Download and run the free MalwareBytes (antivirus software)
on the same site is some other free programs you should run - see "Anti-Rootkit" under Other Tools.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Jul 2015   #3

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Safe mode with networking,
Shut down your machine, Unplug-Hold the power button downfor 30/45 seconds (Power Drain)
Power up and Tap the F8 key continuously until you see ablack page with white text,
Use the down arrow key to toggle to safe mode withnetworking/ hit the enter key.
Login as usual
Other advanced methods,
My System SpecsSystem Spec

06 Jul 2015   #4
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Have you downloaded anything from a USB drive .... the drive was probably infected, and this will load because you have not disabled "autorun/autoplay". AutoPlay - Enable or Disable

Malwarebytes should take care of it.
Download (free version) Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware to your desktop
Malwarebytes | Free Anti-Malware Detection & Removal Software
* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.Right click to run as Administrator, using Windows 7 or Vista.
* At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
* If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
* Once the program has loaded, select Perform full scan, then click Scan.
* When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
* Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
* When completed, a log will open in Notepad. Please save it to a convenient location. Copy and Paste that log into your next reply.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Jul 2015   #5

Windows 7 ultimate x64

Thanks 4 ur replies...
I have bought kaspersky internet sequirity.... Problem solved.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Jul 2015   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

The message you're seeing is a standard Windows feature intended to display a custom message at startup. It certainly doesn't comes from a virus, directly at least. Here is how to use it:
Adding messages to Windows 7's logon screen - TechRepublic

That said, it's entirely possible that a malware is enabling this feature and it's a good indicator of its presence if you didn't set it yourself. Anyway, disabling it again is very easy, just changing 2 registry values.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Jul 2015   #7
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709

I recommend completing Jacee's post # 4.

Anything that pops up on my computer that I didn't instruct to is a infection of some kind as far as I'm concerned.

I can't read the language in the pop up so I have no idea what it states.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Receving Odd Message at Windows Startup

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Message on MC startup
Every time I start WMC (in Windows 7), I get the following message: "Windows Media Center has corrected a problem with your recording data and will download the guide again. You should review your recordings to verify they are still scheduled correctly." I have tried removing all scheduled...
Media Center
Message on startup
I have the following message appearing on startup. How do i remove it?
General Discussion
Message on startup
Hello, I have Windows 7 Ultimate and an annoying Dos pop up window saying it runs C:\Windows Update\server.exe which does not really exist opens two times or three making me wait some time before the other startup processes finish and windows been functionable. I have run antivirus and registry...
General Discussion
Getting odd message on windows 7 startup
hey guys , im getting this message when i start up "setting up personalized settings for web platform customizations" is that normal? in use windows 7 32 bit
General Discussion
Windows 7 Startup Message "The path is not of a legal form."
Hi guys, I'm very new to forums and not very good with pc technical stuff so hoping you guys out there can throw me a rope ! All of a sudden, my pc now has this small message box load when it gets to the desktop which says "The path is not of a legal form." I have searched everywhere on...
General Discussion
Message at startup
Hi guys! I'm a newbie here, so maybe I put this thread into wrong section (if I did admins please put it where it belongs) anyway I need your help... Every time at startup I get this notepad message. What is it? How do I turn it off? It's not a big problem but it's very annoying... I'm...
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:20.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App