SOLVED Dos window keeps popping up


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Over the past month or so this window appears on the screen at random intervals, usually a short while after starting my PC, and around every four or five days.
It seems to have references to laptops. I am running a traditional PC. It disappears when I close down whatever programme was running when it popped up.
Would anyone have an idea of what might be going on?
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Looks like an Email program on a mobile? Have a look in the task manager - Start-up tab and see if there is something associated there. Also check if you are synced to your Mobile
 
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Looks like an Email program on a mobile? Have a look in the task manager - Start-up tab and see if there is something associated there. Also check if you are synced to your Mobile
Thanks davehc, Task manager start-up does not seem to have anything obvious, in fact almost everything on it is disabled. To the best of my knowledge I am not synched to my mobile.
 
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Hi Murdo,

do you have an updater app installed?. If so, which one?. :)
Thanks Wolfie, but no installer app on my machine.
When I check for updates I get the message that the "Win10 update is on it's way" Might there be some connection?
 
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Hi Murdo,

that might well be the case?, check what version you have and upgrade to the latest version if necessary. :)

 
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Have a look at the configuration in the mail program. If possible remove the references to agstark.co.uk
 
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Just a bit of information about the subject line of
Dos window keeps popping up
It only looks like DOS but is the Command Prompt window where a lot of commands can be run but not all of what DOS had available. The newer PowerShell is similar but even more powerful. A long list can be read by entering cmd /? at the prompt in Command Prompt and PowerShell.
 
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Thanks to all for taking time out to reply. I've just upgraded to win 10 19041.421. and the same window popped up the first time it ran!
No big deal, I can easily live with it - thanks again.
 
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That helps as I get that on Version Upgrades and Build updates at first bootup after installing, usually 2 or 3 such windows flash on then off too quick to read. I think it just means something is installing/loading in the background or configuring a program to run correctly on the 'new' installation.
 
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Looking through the failures in your first post, I am wondering if you have one of those (useless) automatic driver update programs installed?
 
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Looking through the failures in your first post, I am wondering if you have one of those (useless) automatic driver update programs installed?
I've just realised that there was a driver updater I had overlooked running on startup, I've now disabled it.
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