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30-09-2001, 12:45 PM
After completing virus scan and quarantining infected files I now get message upon start-up that Windows cannot locate CPQLocal.EXE file specified in WIN.INI FILE - content type MIME (opens with notepad)and instructions to remove this file from WIN.INI. Is it safe to do this?

30-09-2001, 03:40 PM
You should be fine removing any lines relating to the file from win.ini.

Its probably refering to the lines RUN= and LOAD= as they are leftovers from win 3.x for starting programs as startup.

If you want to be safe, you could put a ';' at the start of the lines to disable them rather than deleteing them.