Many current applications or software that runs some of their components at any time the computer is turned on, whether the program is being used or not. These components will be incorporated into the Windows Startup so that they run every time you turn on your computer without your permission. All programs are consuming memory, CPU load time, and other resources and can significantly slow down or even make your system crash. To speed up your computer, you should disable or turn off unnecessary programs when the computer startup.
How Can I Disable Programs From Windows Startup?
There are many ways to prevent the program to not run at startup. Some common methods are listed below.
Method 1: Configure Windows Startup Folder for Windows 95/98/Me/XP/Vista/7
You may find some program shortcuts if you go to (Start - Programs - Startup) or (Start - All Programs - Startup). Program these shortcuts will run at startup. Just delete the shortcut that you do not want running at startup.
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Right click the program you with to delete, and click delete- Win9x/98/Me – C:\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp
- WinNT/2K – C:\Winnt\Profiles\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp
- WinXP – C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
Method 2: Using the System Configuration Utility (msconfig)
The easiest way to access MSCONFIG is by going to "Start", then type msconfig (for windows 7 and Vista) For Windows XP (Start - RUN - MSCONFIG and then click enter).
Further Under the Startup tab there is a list of all programs that start in the Windows Registry. Simply uncheck the programs you do not want to startup when windows starts up. Once you make your selection, click Apply and Ok.
Some startup programs may be important, such as antivirus and some programs that really work when the computer starts up. Reference[Dede purnama]
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