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Thus deleting the file Reboot.exe from the startup folder had solved the problem. Print Pages: [1] Go Up « previous next » Computer Hope » Microsoft » Microsoft Windows » Windows XP » 'c:\windows\system32\Tools\DelFolders.exe' Old Forum Search | Forum Rules Copyright © 2013 A little more digging in relation to the system I have worked on has revealed that the problem was caused by a faulty install of the Motherboard drivers disk for the Stay logged in Welcome to PC Review!

Delfolders.exe error during Startup Started by Lich , Aug 14 2009 04:03 PM Please log in to reply 2 replies to this topic #1 Lich Lich Members 12 posts OFFLINE On doing a more thorough search I noticed that there was an entry in the startup folder on the start menu called simply Reboot.exe. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. dev Windows XP Performance & Maintenance 0 02-08-2004 06:21 PM windows cannot find: /system32/delfolders.exe alex Windows XP Performance & Maintenance 3 11-28-2003 12:55 PM Windows XP Startup fault Delfolders.exe Foldageren Windows http://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/windows-cannot-find-c-windows-system32-delfolders-exe-message.532088/

Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Broni has tried several things that haven't worked. About Us PC Review is a computing review website with helpful tech support forums staffed by PC experts. I do not have a Delfolders.exe file in the system32/tool directory- luckily.

We recommend using the free antivirus software AVG Anti-Virus Free. I had noted reference to this file elsewhere in my searches on the net but that was implying that the file was a virus and the file on this system was Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. via raid config utilety It is an install related utility found on EliteGroup 848 motherboard driver support cd 381 KB (390,656 bytes).

Try this go to Registry editor opens. Jump to content FacebookTwitter Geeks to Go Forum Security Virus, Spyware, Malware Removal Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where If delfolders.exe is in the Windows startup folder, it can slow down a PC. click for more info Register now!

More About Us... It also puts the file reboot.exe into the START/All Programs/startup folder. Milan MILAN_BAUTISTA, Apr 8, 2006 #6 Evna Joined: Dec 19, 2005 Likes Received: 0 Location: Staffordshire, UK Milan, Please read my post higher up this thread. The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file.

To search for a file, click the Start button, and then click Search" I could find no record of this in the start up entries in MSCONFIG etc and found that BleepingComputer is being sued by Enigma Software because of a negative review of SpyHunter. On the disk, the hidden readme includes: InstallShiled INI Files Set DeleteFiles = Enable One gets this when using a old motherboard driver disk (pre XP) on a new XP install Reply With Quote March 2nd, 2011,10:33 PM #3 jbuechting View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual Med Student Join Date Feb 2011 Location Oregon Posts 48 remove hard drive, attach to slave.....

Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. The probability that it can cause harm is high. I thought it might be a remnant of a virus, but i cant seem to figure out where the call to run this program is coming from so that i could A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.

It just came right back after a couple of reboots. Any ideas? We recommend that you turn off the automatic startup of this program if you do not need this function. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

Log in or Sign up PC Review Home Newsgroups > Windows XP > Windows XP Beta Help and Support > Windows cannot find c:\windows\system32\DelFolders.exe message Discussion in 'Windows XP Beta Help Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Delete Folders. iphavorachith, Sep 10, 2007 #14 novageek Joined: Sep 18, 2007 Likes Received: 0 Another method to resolve the delfolders issue Another method to resolve the delfolder issue is to use the

One user thinks DelFolders.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. 2users don't grade DelFolders.exe ("not sure about it").

Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again. If you're having a computer problem, ask on our forum for advice. This may also be an issue with other Hardware drivers which may use a similar installation routine. Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free.

Have you removed the hard drive and attached it as a slave to another (clean) system, and then searched for the offending file with the drive attached as a slave? LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks The time now is 09:19 PM. What do I do?

and it's comes right back. > > Can anyone tell me how it gets into the registry and how I can > eliminate the issue? > > Thanks in advance for Click Uninstall. this Topic has been closed. Advanced Search Forum Windows Operating Systems Windows XP DelFolder Error message at startup If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above.

For a good hardware firewall, see NetGear or Linksys or DLink - they all make easy to use products, but make sure they're true firewalls and not just NAT devices, as Click here to Register a free account now! A dejanews search shows this has happened to many people out there but I have yet to find anyone who fixed it or reported the fix. The file delfolders.exe is part of the program unknown from the manufacturer unknown.

Make > sure you > typed the name correctly, and then try again. To search for a file, click the Start button, and then click Search" I have checked the startup folder, looked in msconfig under start up, searched the registry, and looked at Does your PC seem to run ok otherwise? Real Geek Forums > Archives > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Windows XP Security & Administration > C:\Windows\system32\tools\delfolders.exe C:\Windows\system32\tools\delfolders.exe Posted: 02-22-2004, 03:51 PM Bill Guest Posts: n/a Show Printable

Milan MILAN_BAUTISTA, Mar 8, 2008 #18 MILAN_BAUTISTA Joined: Apr 8, 2006 Likes Received: 0 Evna, I forgot to thank you regarding your solution to "delfolders.exe" error.