msconfig/start up/un-tick all. Need advice

  dagbladet 12:11 07 Sep 2003
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One or two responses to slow machine problems, have been to run msconfig, start up, un-tick all the boxes and restart. When I do a normal win xp boot up i usually have about 13 icons on the lower right task bar, some of which i can understand (Norton etc) and others which just irritate me ie.printer status, real player control centre, network cable unplugged (home PC, no network). Is it really ok to un-tick ALL of the boxes ?
Also when I look at the running processes I have something called "Netropa hot key" going, any ideas what this is ? Thanks folks

  powerless 12:15 07 Sep 2003

"Is it really ok to un-tick ALL of the boxes ?"

If you want to keep norton then do not untick.

Heres along list for you to compare so you know what your stopping - from starting click here

Netropa hot key - You have a dell keyboard? click here

  dagbladet 15:52 07 Sep 2003

thanks all

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