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Windows 7: Why is there no Control Panel/Programs/Change Startup..

10 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7
Why is there no Control Panel/Programs/Change Startup..

..Programs anymore? I liked how Vista had that feature. Now it seems the only way to disable startup programs is by 'msconfig' right?

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10 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Hi Dizzy,

Unfortunately, they took out the Software/StartUp configuration option out of Windows Defender in Windows 7.

Like you said, you can configure with msconfig, or you can use a third party program like Autoruns, CCleaner, Glary Utilites to configure start up programs.
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10 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7

Easy enough, the feature was just a luxury version of doing it the msconfig way - haha.
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10 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

It was....but it gave some good information about the programs natively.
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11 Nov 2009   #5

windows 7

I use Tune-Up Utilities... best program I used over the years for maintaining my system. I wonder though if there's a plugin for the control panel like it was back in XP...
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11 Nov 2009   #6

Windows 7 Professional 32bit

Also there is a Start Up Programs tool in the great Revo Uninstaller.
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