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my computer starts with C prompt with groove.exe running

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  • Started 4 years ago by Hgeek
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As i start or restart my computer that has windows 7 , it starts with black C prompt window with some command for groove.exe running. how to get rid of this problem.

Posted 4 years ago
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Hgeek hi.

groove.exe is part of an Office sharing tool. Unless you really need it disable it or remove it. It is a resource hog as well.

Boot your machine into safe mode and see if you can get into windows.
At the command prompt type; msconfig then press enter
Now disable it in the 'startup' tab

Reboot into windows. If you want to remove you will need the install disk


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