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Every time I boot the computer, a windoow comes it says you are t

Every time I boot the computer, a window comes up, it says you are trying to open a dat file, these files are used for various operating systems, trying to open them may cause your computer to crash. Then I have to cancell it and proceed to work on my computer. what do I do, so this window does not come again on booting my computer.

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There is a program you have deleted trying to startup in the background.
An easy fix is to START>RUN> type msconfig

Click on the STARTUP tab.... and UN-Check everything except Antivirus software.
Click OK, and re-boot PC.

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