Can anyone tell me what I need to keep in Windows 8 start up please? There seems to be a lot of stuff at start up and probably a lot that isn't needed running there and slowing the laptop down.
I remember a long time ago on XP, I think it was, about disabling everything except the safety programmes, antispywear stuff etc., and the really important stuff so I am guessing this is the same. I only have Windows Defender running, nothing else.
Thanks in advance.
Oh and I deleted Open Office3.4.1 too and no problems so far.
Found via task manager, need a good memory for this which I don't have,lol.
No Black Vipers, just these
Adobe gamma loader
adobe photo downloader
catalyst control centre
Intel service manager
realtek hd audio manager
resident module of eco utility
srs control panel
tcrd main application
toshiba pass word utility
Toshiba systems settings
tcrd main application - needed for your flash card slot - leave
tos waitsrv2 toshiba - PC health monitor -disable
The TOSHIBA System Settings program released with pre-installed Windows 8 is a tool that allows you to configure your computer - similar to TOSHIBA HWSetup on earlier models. Computers upgraded to Windows 8 from an earlier version use HWSetup.
At the Start start screen type "System".
Click "System Settings" in the search results under Apps.
The TOSHIBA System Settings will open allowing you to personalize certain settings on your computer. Before making any changes, read the information contained in your Owner's Manual about the System Settings program.
toshiba pass word utility -- After registering a user password, you will be required to input it when booting the computer or starting the Password Utility. Refer to your Owner's Manual for complete details.
srs control panel - sound control - disable
resident module of eco utility - power management - leave
realtek hd audio manager - disable - can be started from control panel when needed.
Intel service manager - leave
Adobe gamma loader, adobe photo downloader, catalyst control centre, can all be disabled