Start up program-list tweak

  FRED10 20:37 14 Apr 2005

I seem to remember seeing somewhere in the PC advisor mag' a tweak for selecting just how many programs are started running in the background when windows loads. I am aware you can control some of this from the 'WINDOWS/START UP' folder, but this particular tweak involved typing a command into the 'Start','Run' box and amending the resulting page of info'.

Anybody able to fill in the blanks on this one?


  RealDopey 20:38 14 Apr 2005

try "msconfig"

  VoG II 20:39 14 Apr 2005

Start, Run, type in


and click OK.

Here's a handy guide click here

  PA28 20:39 14 Apr 2005

Try Msconfig in 98 or XP for starters

  PA28 20:40 14 Apr 2005

.......must be real quiet this evening - quick draw keyboards anyone?

  RealDopey 20:40 14 Apr 2005

A neat little program that makes it very easy click here

  Noldi 20:43 14 Apr 2005

Are we talking about Programs/Autostart?. Or am I looking for the easy way out.

  Noldi 20:45 14 Apr 2005

Sorry just read the original post again. Ill go back to sleep never mind me.

  FRED10 13:12 16 Apr 2005

Thanks thats what I was looking for (plus a bit more) Much obliged to all.

Regards FRED10

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