windows script host error message on startup

following is a pop up message I am getting on startup on Windows Vista Home Basic:

Windows Script Host

Script:  C:\Data.Msi\alg.vbe
Line: 15
Char: 1
Error:  the system cannot find the file specified
Code: 80070002
Source: (null)
 
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Last updated August 18, 2018 Views 142,654 Applies to:
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Hi Waunakeeno,

 

Thank you for posting on the forums.

 

You could very well have a 3 party program loading up in the background that’s causing this error.

Let's try clean booting the system to remove 3rd party software and see if that clears up the problem.

Follow the steps below to place your computer in “clean boot” 

·         Click the Start orb on your Desktop

·         Type msconfig in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.


If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Continue. 

·         On the General tab, click Selective Startup.

·         Under Selective Startup, click to clear the Load Startup Items check box

·         Click the Services tab, click to select the Hide All Microsoft Services check box, and then click Disable All

·         Click OK

When you are prompted, click Restart.  Did you get the same error message?

If this does resolve the issue, then see the following Microsoft Article on “Clean boot” and the section “How to determine what is causing the problem” to determine which program or service maybe causing the issue.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/331796

How to set your computer back, to boot normal:

·         Click the Start orb on your Desktop

·         In the Start Search box. Type msconfig, and then press ENTER.

If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Continue. 
Click the General tab. 

·         Click Normal Startup - load all device drivers and services, and then click OK

·         When you are prompted, click Restart to restart the computer.

 

Hope this will fix it for you. Please post back and let us know.


JohnD
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