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Anonymous
June 9, 2005 6:20:54 PM

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Can someone tell me how to clean up the startup tab of the system
configuration utility. I have about 30 items that are not checked that could
be deleted. How do I do that? Also unrelated how do I get back cut, copy &
paste in outlook express messages. I send a message liuke this, when writing
it if I want to correct it I cannot highlight anything with the mouse I can
with the shift key and arrows though

Thanks Bruce

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Anonymous
June 9, 2005 6:35:04 PM

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You can uncheck the items,then on restarting xp,select,"dont show this window
on start-up".Or go to run,type:services.msc In msc,double click a
service,change
from auto start to disable or manual.

"Me2Ewe" wrote:

> Can someone tell me how to clean up the startup tab of the system
> configuration utility. I have about 30 items that are not checked that could
> be deleted. How do I do that? Also unrelated how do I get back cut, copy &
> paste in outlook express messages. I send a message liuke this, when writing
> it if I want to correct it I cannot highlight anything with the mouse I can
> with the shift key and arrows though
>
> Thanks Bruce
>
>
>
>
>
>
Anonymous
June 9, 2005 9:24:46 PM

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Me2Ewe wrote:
> Can someone tell me how to clean up the startup tab of the
> system configuration utility. I have about 30 items that are
> not checked that could be deleted. How do I do that? Also
> unrelated how do I get back cut, copy & paste in outlook
> express messages. I send a message liuke this, when writing
> it if I want to correct it I cannot highlight anything with
> the mouse I can with the shift key and arrows though
>
> Thanks Bruce

For your msconfig issue, go to this web site and run the script
listed on line 148, right hand side, "Clear disabled items from
msconfig".

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm

If you'd rather do this manually, it involves running the
Registry Editor, Start -> Run -> regedit, and navigating to
these two locations,

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared
Tools\MSConfig\startupfolder
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared
Tools\MSConfig\startupreg

You can now delete each of the unwanted sub-keys.

As for you other problem, if you haven't done so already, you
might want to post that question to the Outlook Express
newsgroup:

news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsoft.public.windows.inetexplorer.ie6_outlookexpress

Good luck

Nepatsfan
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Anonymous
June 9, 2005 10:39:10 PM

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Me2Ewe wrote:
> Can someone tell me how to clean up the startup tab of the system
> configuration utility. I have about 30 items that are not checked that could
> be deleted. How do I do that? Also unrelated how do I get back cut, copy &
> paste in outlook express messages. I send a message liuke this, when writing
> it if I want to correct it I cannot highlight anything with the mouse I can
> with the shift key and arrows though
>
> Thanks Bruce
>
>
>
>
>


Simply go to the start up location(s) identified by MSConfig, and make
the necessary adjustments or deletions. Remember, MSConfig is designed
as a troubleshooting tool, not as a "Startup Configuring Tool."

In most cases, with "well-mannered" applications, it's usually as
simple as opening the undesired program and deselecting the option to
"display icon in the system tray" or to "start when Windows starts."

Additionally, Look in the C:\Documents and Settings\All
Users\Start Menu\Programs\Start Up and C:\Documents and
Settings\username\Start Menu\Programs\Start Up folders, and in the
system registry, primarily in the
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run and
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run keys.

How to Troubleshoot By Using the Msconfig Utility in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;310560


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Anonymous
June 9, 2005 10:39:46 PM

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Andrew E. wrote:
> You can uncheck the items,then on restarting xp,select,"dont show this window
> on start-up".Or go to run,type:services.msc In msc,double click a
> service,change
> from auto start to disable or manual.
>


Is there any particular reason that you *never* provide the correct answer?


--

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Help us help you:
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Anonymous
June 9, 2005 11:16:29 PM

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<ROTFL>

--
Hope this helps. Let us know.

Wes
MS-MVP Windows Shell/User

In news:u90onTVbFHA.3196@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl,
Bruce Chambers <bchambers@h0tmail.c0m> hunted and pecked:
> Andrew E. wrote:
>> You can uncheck the items,then on restarting xp,select,"dont show this
>> window on start-up".Or go to run,type:services.msc In msc,double click
>> a service,change
>> from auto start to disable or manual.
>>
>
>
> Is there any particular reason that you *never* provide the correct
> answer?
>
>
> --
>
> Bruce Chambers
>
> Help us help you:
> http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
>
> You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having
> both at once. - RAH
Anonymous
June 10, 2005 1:56:05 AM

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"Me2Ewe" <blaray@gmail.com> wrote:

>Can someone tell me how to clean up the startup tab of the system
>configuration utility. I have about 30 items that are not checked that could
>be deleted. How do I do that?

If you are comfortable with editing the registry, delete the entries
under the following keys:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared
Tools\MSConfig\startupfolder

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSConfig\startupreg
Anonymous
June 10, 2005 2:20:56 AM

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Andrew E. <eckrichco@msn.com> wrote:

> You can uncheck the items,then on restarting xp,select,"dont show this window
> on start-up".Or go to run,type:services.msc In msc,double click a
>service,change
> from auto start to disable or manual.
>

Would you please refrain from posting dangerous and just plain bad
advice to these newsgroups.


Ron Martell Duncan B.C. Canada
--
Microsoft MVP
On-Line Help Computer Service
http://onlinehelp.bc.ca

In memory of a dear friend Alex Nichol MVP
http://aumha.org/alex.htm
Anonymous
June 10, 2005 4:25:15 AM

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Thanks for all the input even the confusing one.
Worked perfectly
Bruce
"Nepatsfan" <nepatsfan@SBXXXIX.com> wrote in message
news:cJqdnSrCcckALjXfRVn-qg@comcast.com...
> Me2Ewe wrote:
>> Can someone tell me how to clean up the startup tab of the
>> system configuration utility. I have about 30 items that are
>> not checked that could be deleted. How do I do that? Also
>> unrelated how do I get back cut, copy & paste in outlook
>> express messages. I send a message liuke this, when writing
>> it if I want to correct it I cannot highlight anything with
>> the mouse I can with the shift key and arrows though
>>
>> Thanks Bruce
>
> For your msconfig issue, go to this web site and run the script
> listed on line 148, right hand side, "Clear disabled items from
> msconfig".
>
> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
>
> If you'd rather do this manually, it involves running the
> Registry Editor, Start -> Run -> regedit, and navigating to
> these two locations,
>
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared
> Tools\MSConfig\startupfolder
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared
> Tools\MSConfig\startupreg
>
> You can now delete each of the unwanted sub-keys.
>
> As for you other problem, if you haven't done so already, you
> might want to post that question to the Outlook Express
> newsgroup:
>
> news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsoft.public.windows.inetexplorer.ie6_outlookexpress
>
> Good luck
>
> Nepatsfan
>
>
Anonymous
June 10, 2005 10:34:46 AM

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Me2Ewe wrote:
> Thanks for all the input even the confusing one.
> Worked perfectly
> Bruce

You're welcome.

Nepatsfan
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