Anyone used Start up Delayer?

  anskyber 15:30 25 Jan 2009

I am using Vista but it matters not since the same problem applies to all OSs and that is the start up process on a PC can be sort of random.

Because Vista has a sidebar I like to use a gadget associated with Skype. The problem is the gadget just beats Skype to the start and as a result I often have to restart the gadget so it syncs with Skype.

I found the free software which appears to allow a delay on startup for the various programs. Normally I would just go ahead and give it a try but for some reason I'm reluctant to do so. Has anyone any experience of this program? click here

Before anyone asks I have nothing to do with the company and I assure you this is not Spam.

  aine 17:39 25 Jan 2009

I have got startup delayer, to be honest I have not noticed any difference in the start up times. Aine

  laurie53 19:29 25 Jan 2009

Programme called Winpatrol allows start up delays, among many other things.

I use for Skype, HP printer programmes and some other things.

Works for me, and the lite version is free.

I got mine from a PCA disc, so you may find it in Downloads.

  anskyber 17:14 26 Jan 2009


  laurie53 19:58 26 Jan 2009

Just noticed that WinPatrol is on this months disc.

  Snec 18:00 27 Jan 2009

I've tried one or two of these things and, like Aine above, have found them to make no difference.

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