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Programs Run on startup?

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Hi i want to know ALL places on win2k where a program can geet windows to run it on boot.
I know the regsitry paths:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
and
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

And in the AUTOEXEC.BAT there is nothing, in the Win.ini i could not see the program that was bugging me.

So please reply with all the places u know.


Thanks
Dennis
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by:stevenlewis
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get startup cop from www.zdnet.com
and it will tell you
you can go to start-->run and type msinfo32
then go to software environment
startup programs, and it will  tell you where things are loaded from
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by:patch575
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Look in the startup folder.  Look at the start menu--->Programs--->startup.  Also look at the services that have started.  If you have an administrative tools in your program menu of the start menu, there should be a shortcut to services.  This will only apply if the program is running as a service.  Administrative tools is also in the control panel.
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The Programs / Startup Directory for your login and for All Users may run programs too.
Also services. These are in the Control Panel / Administrative Tools / Services (or Computer Manager)
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by:Dennis9
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nope startup cop did not find it. I am sure its not in registry, there must some other place where windows starts it own programs up.


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by:Longbow
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Wich program is it ? So we may try.
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There has not been posted any comments i can use/did not know about.
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