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04-03-2001, 02:54 PM
Upon starting the pc several boxes appear every time, how do I delete those permanently?
First box called AUTOEXEC States: Cannot find file ....
Second box appears on top of first onecalled Problem with Shortcut, stating: The Short cut Poker Solitaire web site link refers to a location that is unavailable.....
Upon closing these two boxes two more larger ones appear, one called End It All and second one called Help topics
Poker Solitaire Pack Help.
PC is an IBM 17A with up graded form of Win ME. THANKS for thr assistance,JOHN
(this is a second attempt of sending this message, first one omitted the e-mail address)

05-03-2001, 08:20 AM
Hi John,

It sounds like there may be some shortcuts in your startup folder that have been put there by a program you installed.

Try cleaning out your startup folder first off - start/programs/startup - delete any shortcut that refers to the poker & solitaire games, also delete any others that you know you don't need.

See how that goes for a start.

05-03-2001, 03:52 PM
Thanks for your help I have solved the startup programme problems.
However, I have been unable to sort out the autoexec error that comes up. Everytime I startup an error stating that the file '. cannot be found. I have tried to alter my autoexec file but I have not been able to do this. Any ideas?