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Windows 7: stop auto progam start

24 Nov 2009   #1

Win 7 Home 64
stop auto progam start

Hi All, can some one tell me how to stop a program from auto starting when the computer is powered up under Win 7.


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24 Nov 2009   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

What program is it? You can go into services and set it to manual start, which is a better way then unchecking it using msconfg.
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24 Nov 2009   #3

XP Pro/Vista Ultimate (64)/Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition(64)

Startup Programs - Change[2]=Performance%20Maintenance
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24 Nov 2009   #4

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by westwind View Post
Hi All, can some one tell me how to stop a program from auto starting when the computer is powered up under Win 7.

Hi and welcome

type msconfig in search. Go to the offending app (in start up) and un check it. reboot done

Ken J+
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24 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

I use Mike Lin's startupcpl. An excellent program.
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24 Nov 2009   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

StartupCPL didn't work for me in RC, so I just used msconfig instead. No point using other programs if I already have what i need...
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