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This depends on how they are being launched.
Some apps can be stopped from launching by adjusting there settings
Some can be stopped by uninstalling them.
Or it can be done manually. On the Startup tab in Msconfig look at the
Location column for app you want to stop. It's start location will be
Startup tracker is even more handy for finding startup locations.
Windows XP Startup Programs Trackerhttp://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_starttrack.htm
Bert Kinney MS-MVP Shell/User
> How do you delete items that are under the start up tab?