Disabling startup programs

  Loomis 14:57 04 Apr 2004
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When I start up my computer, I always have the little icons down in the right hand corner of the screen for individual programs. I would like to disable these so they won't keep appearing, and slowing down my start-up time. I've gone into my control panel, and a number of other places, but I can't find anything to disable these programs. I right click on the icon, but there is no item that says disable at start-up.

  Diodorus Siculus 15:02 04 Apr 2004

Go to start, run and type

msconfig

Under the startup tab, you can choose what runs.

Also check your startup folder in the program files menu.

  Diodorus Siculus 15:04 04 Apr 2004

click here for a list of what each name means, if they are obscure.

and click here for a list of what runs.

Also, give your OS - there are otherways for Win2k / XP.

  Smiler 15:55 04 Apr 2004

excellent page cheers

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