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Most however should be fine to disable (usually)…. At this point, you may simply close the Registry Editor. the MS website is so confusing and annoying Reply logan March 9, 2012 at 1:06 pm # Thanks 4 this! Now can let my 86 year old Mum loose on her laptop without her worrying about what turns up when she switches it on 🙂 Reply Austin Krause April 30, 2013

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I have Windows 7 Home premium and it went much faster than I expected. Seems Malwarebyte's and Tune up utilities 2011 are automatic; but I wouldn't shut them off anyway…much needed. Download.com states nearly 19 million downloads for CCleaner alone and there must be a similar number on Filehippo.com. Thanks again - take care.

Reply MrGroove May 16, 2011 at 9:47 pm # @Johnl - Agreed! EDIT Edit this Article Home » Categories » Computers and Electronics » Operating Systems » Windows » Windows 7 ArticleEditDiscuss Edit ArticlewikiHow to Change Startup Programs in Windows 7 Four Methods:Adding Reply johnl May 17, 2011 at 6:41 am # @MrGroove - I fully agree. Add Program To Startup Windows 7 I've never seen anything in RunOnce.

Reply chaithanya July 31, 2013 at 10:08 pm # Thanks…Its of great help Reply suman November 21, 2013 at 9:13 pm # "system config" and "ms config" are same? Startup Programs Windows 8 Some startup programs may be necessary for the correct operation of either the operating system or programs you use. Get geeky trivia, fun facts, and much more. However, now that I want to disable them, they don't appear in the MSCONFIG Startup list, or the start menu startup folder.

This will make a backup of a working registry. Windows 7 Startup Folder Is this possible? or not? Double-click the "autostart" folder or create it if it doesn't yet exist.

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About Us Contact Us Digital Edition Customer Service Gift Subscription Ad Choices Newsletters Privacy Policy RSS Terms of Service Agreement E-commerce Affiliate Relationships PCWorld CATEGORIES Business Laptops Mobile PC Hardware Printers Examine your Linux desktop's settings windows to find the appropriate tool. How To Disable Startup Programs Windows 10 If you subsequently decide to choose Normal Startup", all disabled items will be re-enabled.[2] Method 3 Using Other Methods to Change Startup Items 1 Change the settings of the program itself Add Startup Programs Windows 10 System Configuration Utility (Windows 7) Press Win-r.

Click the Shortcut tab. It is useful. FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. August 27, 2012 at 2:29 am # Exactly what programs should be turned off w/ out any serious change to my comp Reply Steve Krause August 27, 2012 at 7:35 am How To Stop Programs From Running At Startup Windows 7

This iCloud garbage just Popped Up when I Started this PC Today. If you'd like a shortcut to launch itself whenever any user logs in, type "shell:common startup" into the Run dialog instead. Reply kevin August 14, 2015 at 3:20 pm # msconfig has been around since windows 95, maybe before that, it also will work in window 8, 8.1 &10 you can take To save a backup copy of the registry, from the File menu, select Export....

Reply MrGroove May 16, 2011 at 9:47 pm # @Johnl - Agreed! How To Stop Apps From Opening On Startup Mac I also have CCleaner and forgot about that tip. Step 3 Now that you’ve saved changes Restart Windows and the selected programs should no longer automatically start up.

I have just used Autoruns in an attempt to get some ‘bottom line' information but no go.

In the "Open:" field, type regedit and press Enter. I did that to a program and it rechecked itself when I restarted the computer. I remember it now as it was my start using it. How To Stop Apps From Opening On Startup Windows 10 The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

I get lists, but don't know what to do with them. Note: It may take some time to identify which items to check and which to uncheck. Or maybe I am just not asking the question in the correct way. In this case, there is usually a setting in a program’s options to prevent it from starting with Windows.

Get a life you tool. Last modified on 2015-08-14 00:00:00. Some items will be easy to identify (e.g., Microsoft Office), some may be slightly confusing (e.g., realsched), and some will be cryptic (e.g., 000StTHK or QFSSCHD110). However, now that I want to disable them, they don't appear in the MSCONFIG Startup list, or the start menu startup folder.

Click the Startup tab. For instance, Microsoft currently recommends a utility called Autoruns, which is more advanced than MSConfig. These are informal posts, not job applications. The two methods above should suit your needs, but feel free to explore other options if you are curious.

And what service is connected to what program. U - This status flag means it is up to you whether or not you feel this program needs to run automatically. Welcome to groovy! Each entry in the database will have a status assigned to it.

Full name Email address Please provide your IU email address. Disabling Startup Programs in Windows 8 or 8.1 or 10 Windows 8, 8.1, and 10 make it really simple to disable startup applications. Add .desktop files to here to have programs start automatically at startup. My rule of thumb is no more than 10 items in Startup.

Reply Nasiru December 20, 2011 at 3:23 pm # Thanks pal for this simple steps. Reply Joyus July 24, 2016 at 1:43 pm # Thanks for your great article, “How To Disable Startup Programs In Windows 7 and Vista” - very helpful. Is this possible? i knew it but forgotten.

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Go check your email! Removing a registry entry Warning: This contains instructions for editing the registry. Had an old Windows 7/8 hotkey program that has begun to get Windows messages about how it can't run it automatically.