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The workings of Windows aren't really my specialty (nothing is )The HDD is.. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Only 2Gb of the 12Gb drive is used. Results 1 to 4 of 4 Thread: %thisdirname% Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode September 3rd,

I've spent too long already stabbing around in the dark! ;-) I have already run Microsoft's SFC/scannnow a couple of times with no problems detected, so thanks for that suggestion, but Login here to discuss! TRY THESE COMMANDS: rundll32 \WINNT\System32\shell32.dll DllInstall - Windows Explorer Functionality regsvr32 /i Shdocvw.dll - Used by Windows applications to add web, file, network and document browsing capabilities regsvr32 /i Msjava.dll - Go to teh DOS prompt and copy all his docs to a floppy then reinstall. = Reply With Quote September 4th, 2003,12:22 AM #4 Tedob1 View Profile View Forum Posts Senior http://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/showthread.php?37097-My-Computer-THISDIRNAME

To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Check out our E-book Question has a verified solution. Right-click on the screen and choose "Select all objects"Click Next to remove the infections found, and click OK to the prompt.Restart the computer.Submit a fresh HijackThis log for review.

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Anyone have any Ideas? = Reply With Quote September 3rd, 2003,02:39 PM #2 Zonewalker View Profile View Forum Posts Senior Member Join Date Jul 2002 Posts 949 does your boss have When looking at email messages, I see the new messages in the inbox, but cannot see the detail unless I right click on message entry, select properties, select detail tab and I've scanned for viruses, ad-ware and anything else I can think of, I've used Norton Disk Doctor and One-Button checkup to try and find out what's causing this, all to no Adam Smith Glasgow, 1760 Back to top Back to Resolved or inactive Malware Removal 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear

Has this been caused by spyware or malware? http://www.iolo.com/sm/regclean.cfm http://www.glocksoft.com/aatools_registry_cleaner.htm How to Install and Run RegClean http://www.createwindow.com/wininfo/regclean.htm RegClean by Microsoft. Has anyone ever had this problem and could possibly help me. =?Utf-8?B?bG9xdWFjaW91cw==?= Noel Paton Guest Posts: n/a 31-07-2005, 10:24 PM This is possibly due When I open any Windows explorer window I see the string %THISDIRNAME% where the name normally appears - the path is correctly shown in the title bar and in the address

In the Scanning Results window, select the "Critical Objects" tab. https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/20854011/Explorer-windows-display-THISDIRNAME-various-other-oddities.html Sirbounty/Wtrmk74: Since Explorer works perfectly OK until after I've been logged in some time, I'm not sure why you are recommending changes to my setup. How do I get this back to normal?Your folder.htt files (one in each folder) is probably damaged.In one of youf folder, change your "Active Desktop" from its present setting to the Skip to content Ignore Learn more Please note that GitHub no longer supports old versions of Firefox.

Well, I'm using Internet Explorer 6 SP1. « .NET Framework 1.1 problems | direct x question » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread Advanced Search Posting Post back if you still need help, and one of the Win98 experts may be able to give you further guidance. You cannot usually get away with "deleting files" from installed programs. Get 1:1 Help Now Advertise Here Enjoyed your answer?

If the above doesn't help, try Start|Run type SCANREG /FIX click OK - Windows will reboot -- Noel Paton (MS-MVP 2002-2005, Windows) Nil Carborundum Illegitemi http://www.btinternet.com/~winnoel/millsrpch.htm http://tinyurl.com/6oztj Please read http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm on For example when I open My Computer, in the top let hand corner under > the > address bar it should have a computer icon with the Windows ME logo (the Double-click PATH and go through the Variable Value field making sure there are no variable paths listed. If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question Suggested Solutions Title # Comments Views Activity XP pro; manually run services in registry? 15 26 2016-05-21 Repair old

No result. Help! 0 Comment Question by:holdenweb Facebook Twitter LinkedIn https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/20854011/Explorer-windows-display-THISDIRNAME-various-other-oddities.htmlcopy LVL 24 Best Solution byshivsa I have seen this before, and it's been caused by a part of the registry becoming unmounted. I've tried disabling every startup item from Msconfig.

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You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Results 1 to 8 of 8 Thread: My Computer % THISDIRNAME % Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread Advanced Search Display Linear Mode Switch to What version of Internet Explorer are you using? 08-05-2005, 05:31 AM #3 Hyperboy Registered Member Join Date: Aug 2005 Posts: 2 OS: ME Hi, thanks for responding. Also, any folders you've customized already have their own copies of folder.htt (also hidden), so you'll have to change them manually as well If this works for the c:\windows\web\ folder.I see

The system won't let me, but it gives you an idea about how much this is bugging me! I don't know if it was Ad-aware that deleted something it wasn't supposed to or if spyware tampered with some of my files. For example when I open My Computer, in the top let hand corner under the address bar it should have a computer icon with the Windows ME logo (the blue green RTOs is as low as 15 seconds with Acronis Active Restore™.

online virus scanner: --------------------- http://housecall.trendmicro.com/ http://security.symantec.com/ http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/com/activescan_principal.htm http://www.pcpitstop.com/antivirus/default.asp also update spyware/adware and then run again. 0 LVL 67 Overall: Level 67 Windows 2000 16 Message Active 5 days ago Expert The most simple of these is the IF function: it returns a value depending on whether a condition you describe is true or false. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2017 vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

Gambler Moderator 17-Jan-2002 11:38 #6 You may have tried these already but have you tried a registry cleaning program and defrag your HD?I find these 2 always speed up my machine Terms Privacy Security Status Help You can't perform that action at this time. After running a bunch of registry cleaners and malware removers I am happy to say I haven't seen this problem for at least a couple of weeks. What I meant (I think; long day) was no actual tweaking.

I have Googled around it and run searches on Microsoft's site for ages, and haven't come up with anything fresh. Looking at things closer, no matter what folder I open (my documents, control panel, local C: drive) the same folder name appears. Forum Today's Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders What's New? Also if I go to his "my documents folder" and try to open a file up it gives me a Illegal Operation for Explorer again.

I would try using the system file checker tool and the registry checker first. Jen 29-08-2003,10:02 PM #5 helpme_88 Guest Re: My Computer % THISDIRNAME % i did install frontpage 2002 trial but it would not uninstall so i just deleted all of its files My boss has a older laptop that has WIN 98 on it. Once you get the hang of using the IF function, you will find it easier to us… MS Excel Advertise Here 861 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the

To reduce the time needed to start other troubleshooting or system tools, you can start the following programs from the Tools menu in Microsoft System Information: * Windows Report Tool * However, windows continues to load the desktop, but the background is a folder like window and in the top left window it says %thisdirname% (The percent signs are part of the On looking at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software I am told: "Cannot open Software. Join & Ask a Question Need Help in Real-Time?

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