msconfig startup

  hiwatt 18:53 31 May 2007

Hi folks,could someone assure me that it's ok to untick everything except my antivirus at startup without anything dodgy happening.I'm very nervous about doing so but there is a lot of stuff starting up.Thankyou.

  BurrWalnut 19:19 31 May 2007

No, it's not OK. For instance, if you have a laptop you don't want to turn off the keypad.

Download one of these to determine which programs are not needed at start up.

Startups.exe from here click here

Autoruns from here click here

Startup Inspector from here click here

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