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Windows 7: upgrading to 64 bit from 32 bit - clarification

21 Sep 2010   #11
Ballie

windows 7 home pre 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Don't let any programs write themselves into msconfig>Startup as they become freeloaders on your RAM/CPU and can spy on you. I only allow AV and gadgets.
How do you stop things writing to msconfig>Startup, I normally have selective startup and un tick everything except my AV (I use Kaspersky 2010) or is that what you mean?


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21 Sep 2010   #12
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

You can actually remove entries from msconfig, have a look at Option Two in the tutorial below.


Troubleshooting with MSCONFIG
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21 Sep 2010   #13
gregrocker

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ballie View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Don't let any programs write themselves into msconfig>Startup as they become freeloaders on your RAM/CPU and can spy on you. I only allow AV and gadgets.
How do you stop things writing to msconfig>Startup, I normally have selective startup and un tick everything except my AV (I use Kaspersky 2010) or is that what you mean?
Yes just monitor the list regularly.
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