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Controlling Startup Applications

Posted on 2000-04-26
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In W98 you could use MSCONFIG.EXE to disable startup applications at will.  How do you controll that with Windows 2000?  (Forcing off things such as RealPlayer, Virus Scan Stuff, etc.)
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by:huben
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Can't you delete the shortcuts from the Startup folder?
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by:pjknibbs
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huben: Not all items which start on startup are in the Startup folder--there are several Registry keys where you can set startup items.
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Try this:

http://www.mlin.net/StartupCPL.shtml

it is a free tool that does what msconfig used to do.
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by:bmccleary
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Ginger,
PERFECT!  Thank you very much, that is exactly whay I needed.  Post it as an awswer so that I can get you your points.
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by:hhamster
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You can accept his comment as answer, just look better on the page.
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by:bmccleary
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Sorry, haven't used this site in while - wasn't able to accept comments as answers before!  Thanks again.
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cool beans,

I use i myself
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