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Winsys32 problem dear problem solver, when i switch on my comp, after the booting process when it reaches to the desktop, the first msg it shows is like 'specified path name of winsys32 could not be found.' Let me tell you one thing more, i have had internet installed just a week back, and this problem has surfaced only after when I updated the avast antivirus software. It has barred the access to many a files mostly .exe ones. This has also led to slowdown of my PC. Kindly Suggest me what to do????

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First try to Restart the computer in Safe Mode to narrow down the causes of the Problem.

To get into Safe mode - Restart the Computer and immedietly start tapping F8... You will get the "Windows Advanced Options"

Select "Safe Mode"

Check if you get the error or not

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Try rebooting int SAFE MODE or last known good profile. Once able to login, just undo the changes made. You can recopy the setup files using windows CD update. If nothing helps just mail me.

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