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Old 02-23-2007, 09:08 AM   #1
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were do you go on your computer to choose what runs at start up and what doesnt cause im sick of waiting to run things while everything loads
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Old 02-23-2007, 09:26 AM   #2
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go to Run then type msconfig, then goto the startup tab
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Old 02-23-2007, 09:37 AM   #3
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http://www.windowsstartup.com/download.php
After your run the msconfig, go to that website and download the FREE application startup monitor. It has virtually no overhead, and you can barely tell you're running it. It will notify you of future changes to startup and ask if you want to allow them. Download and install takes about 30s - 2min
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Probably the best way to do it though is go to each program's options and deselect the option that says "run at windows startup" or something to that effect. A lot of programs have that option selected by default when you install it.
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thanks i take it somethings on there are acutally not supposed to be deselected
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Start : Run : MSCONFIG : Go to startup..uncheck all unwanted programs.
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thanks i take it somethings on there are acutally not supposed to be deselected
Yeah thats right, dont deselect everything. If your not sure then just google it.
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Old 02-23-2007, 12:28 PM   #8
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heres a wonderful site hat will tell u what to keep and wat to un select. sysinfo.org
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Old 02-23-2007, 01:50 PM   #9
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Start>Run>msconfig
thats the best
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You can also use programs like Tune Up Utils which will defrag the registry to speed up booting, i use it all the time, works great. It deletes unwanted reg entries, u can also see what starts when windows loads too.
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