Windows Defender Process Explorer?

  1. Posts : 12,364
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    Windows Defender Process Explorer?

    Anyone know where the the process explorer that was in the Vista version went? I'm trying to stop a few things at start-up that Msconfig can't stop. I've looked but can't seem to find it or a similar function
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  2. Posts : 72,115
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations

    Hi Smarteyeball,

    Interesting that MS has removed that from Windows Defender. It appears it's going to go strictly as a anti-spyware program now.

    You might check in the registry at the locations below to see if the startup item is listed there to delete.




    Hope this helps,
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  3. Posts : 12,364
    8 Pro x64
    Thread Starter

    Thanks Shawn, I completely forgot to check the registry

    It's a pity that they removed that ability from Defender. It was a quick and easy way to kill unwanted start up apps. Fingers crossed it makes a re-appearance somewhere :)
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    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations

    You're welcome Smarteyeball. Hopefully MS will have it included somewhere else to make doing it easier by the final release of Windows 7.
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