Stop programmes at start up!

  muscic lover 19:57 15 Aug 2003
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how do i stop programmes loading from boot up? I like ICQ but dont want it to start up when i switch on the PC..... how can i stop it from doing so?
I am using windows Me.....

  bof:) 20:09 15 Aug 2003

Hi Music Lover,

I think for winME you need to do the following:

click on start...then run
and type in msconfig and press enter

one of the tabs on the top will say startup click on this and then just remove the ticks from the squares next to the files that mention icq and reboot.

if for any reason a program that did run at startup fails to run just put the tick back in the box next to it.

Mike

  powerless 20:17 15 Aug 2003
  muscic lover 20:19 15 Aug 2003

Thanks guys, It is now quiet at start up! many thanks!

Music lover

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