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Anonymous
January 19, 2005 10:45:01 PM

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How do I control what programs automatically run at start up in xp. I had it
down pat with win 98 but can't figure out how to turn off certain programs
that boot automatically when I turn the computer on. Thanks for any help you
can give.

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Anonymous
January 20, 2005 7:10:09 AM

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Hi

From Start>Run type

msconfig

then click on the startup tab. Uncheck any programs that you don't want
starting up with Windows, then reboot your system.

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"crackerjack043" <crackerjack043@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> How do I control what programs automatically run at start up in xp. I had
> it
> down pat with win 98 but can't figure out how to turn off certain programs
> that boot automatically when I turn the computer on. Thanks for any help
> you
> can give.
Anonymous
January 20, 2005 7:10:10 AM

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Use services, run/services.msc
LT
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"Will Denny" <willdenny@mvps.org> wrote in message
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> Hi
>
> From Start>Run type
>
> msconfig
>
> then click on the startup tab. Uncheck any programs that you don't want
> starting up with Windows, then reboot your system.
>
> --
>
>
> Will Denny
> MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
> Please reply to the News Groups
>
>
> "crackerjack043" <crackerjack043@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
message
> news:F7C3D636-55CF-41C1-A64C-75150DAEE80C@microsoft.com...
> > How do I control what programs automatically run at start up in xp. I
had
> > it
> > down pat with win 98 but can't figure out how to turn off certain
programs
> > that boot automatically when I turn the computer on. Thanks for any
help
> > you
> > can give.
>
>
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Anonymous
January 20, 2005 9:44:43 AM

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Hi

The Services are different to the Start Up programs and caution has got to
be taken when disabling any of those Services.

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"LT" <lorentheodore@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> Use services, run/services.msc
> LT
> ---------------
> "Will Denny" <willdenny@mvps.org> wrote in message
> news:uFO5wXq$EHA.3256@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl...
>> Hi
>>
>> From Start>Run type
>>
>> msconfig
>>
>> then click on the startup tab. Uncheck any programs that you don't want
>> starting up with Windows, then reboot your system.
>>
>> --
>>
>>
>> Will Denny
>> MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
>> Please reply to the News Groups
>>
>>
>> "crackerjack043" <crackerjack043@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
> message
>> news:F7C3D636-55CF-41C1-A64C-75150DAEE80C@microsoft.com...
>> > How do I control what programs automatically run at start up in xp. I
> had
>> > it
>> > down pat with win 98 but can't figure out how to turn off certain
> programs
>> > that boot automatically when I turn the computer on. Thanks for any
> help
>> > you
>> > can give.
>>
>>
>
>
Anonymous
January 20, 2005 3:19:16 PM

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In news:F7C3D636-55CF-41C1-A64C-75150DAEE80C@microsoft.com,
crackerjack043 <crackerjack043@discussions.microsoft.com> typed:

> How do I control what programs automatically run at start up in
> xp.
> I had it down pat with win 98 but can't figure out how to turn
> off
> certain programs that boot automatically when I turn the
> computer on.
> Thanks for any help you can give.


On each program you don't want to start automatically, check its
Options to see if it has the choice not to start. Many can easily
and best be stopped that way. If that doesn't work, run MSCONFIG
from the Start | Run line, and on the Startup tab, uncheck the
programs you don't want to start automatically.

However, if I were you, I wouldn't do this just for the purpose
of running the minimum number of programs. Despite what many
people tell you, you should be concerned, not with how many of
these programs you run, but which. Some of them can hurt
performance severely, but others have no effect on performance.

Don't just stop programs from running willy-nilly. What you
should do is determine what each program is, what its value is to
you, and what the cost in performance is of its running all the
time. You can get more information about these with at
http://castlecops.com/StartupList.html. If you can't find it
there, try google searches and ask about specifics here.

Once you have that information, you can make an intelligent
informed decision about what you want to keep and what you want
to get rid of.


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