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Windows 7: Disabling some startup programs

19 Nov 2010   #1
Chaoz

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Disabling some startup programs

I put two programs folder, but now they've disappeared from the folder and they still startup. They're not listed in the startup msconfig either.

I actually want these programs to start minimized but I don't know how to do it.


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19 Nov 2010   #2
richc46

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

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Try going to search by the start button
type task scheduler
In scheduler look to see if programs are there, scheduled to start at boot.
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19 Nov 2010   #3
Maxxwire

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

Chaoz- There are over 50 locations in Windows from which programs can start. If you don't find them in the Task Scheduler as richc46 suggested you might want to try using Sysinternals Autourns to pinpoint exactly where these programs are starting from.

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