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Windows 7: Anyone know a good program for controlling start up?

07 Aug 2011   #1
Graemzy

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Anyone know a good program for controlling start up?

As above, im lookin for a program for controlling what starts on boot,

i was using Soluto before but it started to cause me problems so i uninstalled it, thing is it was stopping a lot of stuff that windows will just not and now start up is slower, in fact the hole computer is slower, i know its more to do with it than that but just want to see if this can make a difference!

any help would be great thanks!


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07 Aug 2011   #2
StalkeR

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

This one should help you.
Autoruns
And using the msconfig tool,that comes with Windows. (Method Three)
Startup Programs - Change
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07 Aug 2011   #3
carwiz

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

I've been using Spybot S&D and HijackThis for years. I kept Spybot because it updates my Hosts file and I can enable/disable startup programs. If you use it, don't enable Tea Timer under Windows 7.
HijackThis will go deaper and includes services but be very careful with it. It also has a Host Editor but I don't use it much. I've been using NotePad for so long I forget it's there.

I'm sure there's better ones out there now but I'm just used to these. Old school, I guess.
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07 Aug 2011   #4
marsmimar

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Another utility is WinPatrol. There's a free version available that allows you to tweak your startup programs as well as monitor your system in real time and alert you to changes that may occur without your knowledge.

BillP Studios - WinPatrol
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08 Aug 2011   #5
nojmit

Windows 7 pro 64bit SP1
 
 

Another good option is Codestuff Stater. get it at CodeStuff :: Starter
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08 Aug 2011   #6
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

My suggestion is that one that StalkeR suggested .... Startup Programs - Change

Or, you may use CCleaner. Click on Tools > Startup .... you will get the option to disable or delete a startup entry .
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TuneUp Utilities is also a very good alternative .... much flexible . But that is not free .


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08 Aug 2011   #7
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

alternately you could type startup in the start search menu and run start up manager ,its is already a part of windows 7, no need for extra software .
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08 Aug 2011   #8
StalkeR

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by marsmimar View Post
Another utility is WinPatrol. There's a free version available that allows you to tweak your startup programs as well as monitor your system in real time and alert you to changes that may occur without your knowledge.

BillP Studios - WinPatrol
Yes,WinPatrol is great also.
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08 Aug 2011   #9
StalkeR

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Ccleaner has also that features. But Autoruns is better for that. Also if we go to paid I'll choose WinPatrol,wich is great.
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10 Aug 2011   #10
Graemzy

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks, i was usins tune up before alright, found it good, might go back to that!

I might also try Ashampoo - win optimizer, i have heard good about it but never really used it yet!

ill try that win partol too, thanks!
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