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Windows 7: Programs running in background


20 Nov 2009   #1

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Programs running in background

Alright for the life, in windows 7, I can not figure out how to tell what programs are running in the background upon startup ie: antivirus, firewall, etc, and how can I add/delete programs in this area? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you;
Mike M.

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20 Nov 2009   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Hi Mikem, welcome to the Seven Forums.

Click and type msconfig to the search field, then press enter.

Choose Services tab to see what services are running, Startup tab shows you which programs are started when you boot.

Hope this helps.

Kari
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20 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

You can also use autoruns.
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20 Nov 2009   #4
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64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Mike, and welcome to Seven Forums.

In addition to the above, this tutorial can help show different ways to.

Startup Programs - Change

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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