removing programs that load when windows starts

  Fayboy Slim 01:17 25 Sep 2003
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i am running windows xp i visited a web site and when i next switched my computer on there was a program running that was not there before on my desktop who can i remove it also in the notification area there is a little icon that wasnt there before which i think has got something to do with the above how can i remove this.

  sil_ver 02:20 25 Sep 2003

First of all, run a spyware killer such as spybot or adaware to get rid of any spyware, then go to start/run and type msconfig and click ok, click on the startup progs tab and disable any progs you don't want to run at startup.

  krypt1c 03:45 25 Sep 2003

Or for startup control try Mike Lin's freeware Startup Control Panel from click here

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