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Windows 7: Startup Problem..


12 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
Startup Problem..

Hey guys,

Running Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit and having some problems with startup programs. Google Chrome and Mozilla Thunderbird are still starting up every time I login as I can't seem to find where to disable them?

I've tried msconfig.exe, they don't appear in ccleaner and also can't find them int he registry

Any ideas to solve this would be appreciated.. cheers

Nick

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12 Oct 2010   #2

 
 

Hi MrLamby, welcome to the forums

This may sound like a silly question so please bear with me...

Have you tried looking under Start -> 'All Programs' -> 'Startup' ?


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12 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Yeah first place I looked! Lol any more ideas mate?
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12 Oct 2010   #4

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Orbital Shark View Post
Hi MrLamby, welcome to the forums

This may sound like a silly question so please bear with me...

Have you tried looking under Start -> 'All Programs' -> 'Startup' ?


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in that case, they should show in msconfig

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oops - op got there first
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12 Oct 2010   #5

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

task scheduler?

type task into start-menu search-box, and take it from there...
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12 Oct 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Thats what I thought too...

Screenshot: http://i54.tinypic.com/vgizwk.jpg

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12 Oct 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Nothing in task scheduler either.. only thing remotely related to Google Chrome is the Google Software Updater... but not Chrome or Thunderbird..

I think I can distinctly remember doing something in control panel months ago that had me typing in the programs exe location which then let it start up on startup.. but it was months ago and memory on it is a bit vague. But I still can't find it in the registry or anything..
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12 Oct 2010   #8

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

*scratches head* sorry, all out of ideas, Mr.

oh, i nearly forgot: welcome to sevenforums!
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12 Oct 2010   #9

 
 

Is there anything in C:\Documents and Settings\%username%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup ? just out of interest. For some reason it may not show when clicking through the start button
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12 Oct 2010   #10

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Win 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

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