Error Code 80070002 during startup. System cannot find the file specified.

Every time I start up my computer I get this alert from Windows Script Host saying:



Script: C:\Users\S\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start\Menu\Programs\Startup\startup.vbs
Line: 2
Char: 1
Error: The system cannot find the file specified
Code: 80070002
Source: (null)

I'm not sure what to do, or what startup.vbs is? 

I did a search on the error code 80070002 and it seems to be dealing with Windows Update, so I followed some instructions to stop and restart Windows Update using the Services application, but even after that, this error still shows up. I'm not really tech savvy so any input on how to deal with this would help.

I am currently on Windows 7; system specs if this helps:
 

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Last updated February 2, 2020 Views 19,279 Applies to:

Hi,

 

This could be an issue with the startup file for the Visual Basic application which is required during within start items.

 

Have you installed Microsoft Visual Basic application installed on the computer?

 

If yes, then, this might happen if the startup files related to the application might be corrupt or missing.

 

I would suggest you to uninstall and reinstall the application and see if works. Follow the methods:

Method 1:

Uninstall and reinstall the application by following the steps:

a) Type Control Panel inside search box in Start screen. Click on Control Panel.

b) Click on Programs and features. Locate the visual basic application and right click on it. Select Uninstall.

c) Follow the onscreen instructions to uninstall the application.

d) Locate the folder that has the setup file for the application. Double Click on it and follow the onscreen instructions.

 

Check if you still receive the same error message on startup. If yes, check with the next method.

 

Method 2:

Check if the same issue occurs in clean boot state. This might happen due to some other application as well.

 

You can refer to the link to place the computer in a clean boot state:

 How to perform a clean boot to troubleshoot a problem in Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8”

Refer to the section “Windows 7 and Windows Vista

You can refer to the section “How to determine what is causing the problem by performing a clean boot” to check for the application or program that is causing this issue:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135        

Note: Please refer to the section: How to reset the computer to start as usual after troubleshooting with clean boot of the Kb article to boot the computer in normal startup after fixing the issue.

 

Please get back to us with the status of this issue.

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when I every time  start up my computer Host saying login ( windows 8.1 pro) I get this alert from Windows Script saying  

script: c:\ Users\appa\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\StartMenu\Programs\Stratup|explorer.vbs

line : 2

char: 1

Error: the system canot find the file specified.

code: 80070002

Source : (null)

please help me to solve this problem

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solve this error

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Hello Guyz!!!

For the same problem i have done the few steps:

Step1: Open Notepad

Step2: Type echo off and save it with vol.bat(Batch File) on your Desktop

Step3: Copy the vol.bat file and open Run and type %appdata% then click OK

step4: Now paste the vol.bat file here and restart your pc

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Hello Guyz!!!

For the same problem i have done the few steps:

Step1: Open Notepad

Step2: Type echo off and save it with vol.bat(Batch File) on your Desktop

Step3: Copy the vol.bat file and open Run and type %appdata% then click OK

step4: Now paste the vol.bat file here and restart your pc

the point is to fix the error not hide it

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I have the same question in windows 7 ultimate

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Kindly help me solve this problem

I am using windows 10

Script

Users\darya/AppData/Roaming\Microsoft\windows\StartMenu\Programs\Startup\Oneisc.vbs

line: 2

char:1

Error : The system cannot find the file specified

code:80070002

source: (null)

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