Magnifier Accessibility Tool Starts Automatically in Windows

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SYMPTOMS

When you restart Windows, the Magnifier Accessibility tool may start automatically.

CAUSE

This issue can occur if you do not close the Magnifier Accessibility tool before you shut down Windows.

WORKAROUND

To work around this issue, close the Magnifier Accessibility tool before you restart Windows. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE, and then click Task Manager.
  2. Click Magnify.exe, and then click End Task.

STATUS

This behavior is by design.

MORE INFORMATION

If the Magnify Accessibility tool is running when you shut down Windows, the Magnify.exe program name is added to the following registry key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Runonce

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Article ID: 227745 - Last Review: February 23, 2007 - Revision: 3.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
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