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Funny thing happened while rebooting w2k

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DocClock aka MadClocker

Senior Member
Joined
Dec 19, 2000
Location
Stockton Cal, USA, Earth
I had just got win2k going on one of my resurrected PIII machines and I had CPU-Z running, showing PIII700E @ 1108mhz and forgot to shut cpu-z b4 rebooting, and now every time I start or reboot the computer it shows the desktop and cpu-z with the above showing.
So I figure somehow Windows 2000 made a splash screen of my running program?
Well, it does not bother me in the slightest, but I thought I'd share this little quirk, and maybe see what others think.
This is one of the very few oddities of windows 2000 and it is stable as a rock, which is why I am still running it...if it ain't broke, don't fix it. :)
 

c627627

c(n*199780) Senior Member
Joined
Feb 18, 2002
CPU-Z running or picture of CPU-Z running?

If it's the former, is CPU-Z set to run at Startup?
 

mbentley

Gloriously Lead, Overclockix Chief Architect
Joined
Sep 26, 2002
Location
Indianapolis, IN
yeah, definitely check the 'Startup' folder and the 'Run' locations in the registry:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
and
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run