Booting XP and system asking for Photogallery

By lare2wilson
Feb 14, 2005
  1. Hi,

    Using WIN XP PRO and Office XP PRO, P-4, 2G and 1G RAM. Every time I reboot, system asks for a location to find photogallery software. It's looking for a .msi file. I can't find this and wish to get this stopped every time I restart. Anyone run into this or know h what it is?

    Hope I didn't post twice, I'm a newbee to this board. Thanks for reading,

  2. Spike

    Spike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,168

    I don't know what 'photo gallery' is, but a .msi is an installer file. If it's something you think you don't want, you could try disableing it at startup.

    click start->run-> and type msconfig and hit enter.

    go to the startup tab, and look to see if the file being asked for at startup is listed. If it is, de-select it, and click apply and ok. wne you next boot the system, you will get a message telling you that the system started selectively. Click the checkbox and click ok and you'll never see the message again, untill you next go into msconfig.

    if it's not listed, then tell us.
  3. lare2wilson

    lare2wilson TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Found it!

    Thanks to Spike, I found it! It was a program on the install disk for my new HP printer.

    Spike, you explained the type of file, I started thinking abouut what had changed and that led me to the printer CD. Thanks again,

  4. Spike

    Spike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,168

    Not a problem. I'm glad to have helped in some small way. :)

    Thanks for getting back to us to let us know it was fixed.
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