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Is there such a thing as msconfig for Windows 2000?

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As the title says, is there such a thing as msconfig for Windows 2000?

msconfig is the hidden utility that allowes windows 98 users to manually select what goes and what doesnt at boot-up.

I have a couple of offending items in my windows2000 boot sequence, and also I am using two old and reasonably slow processors and I want to speed up my boot as well as just plain stopping some things from booting int he first place.

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by:AvonWyss
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Regedit :-))

Keys to check:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERS\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
and
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
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by:Bruce_R
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you should probably look at the services, it's the same as NT, you'll find it in the Administrative Tools menu when you are logged in as Administrator.
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Housenet earned 50 total points
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startup cop is a great way to manipulate these items.. Get it at download.com
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by:abenn
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RegCleaner works very well and includes some stuff that is very much like msconfig (startup, etc.).

http://www.jv16.org
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by:joe509
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abenn, this sounded great till I read that it doesnt work in dual cpu config!

Ill be checking out the others suggestions.

Joe
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WOOPS!!!! Sorry for the delay!!

Downloaded StartUp Cop and it worked a treat.
Cheers'n'Ciao!
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