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How do I Change Bootup order/sequence of User Applications in Win XP Home SP2

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HI:

I want a way to delay the startup of applications that rely on a
wireless connection, so they do not sit in limbo waiting for
wireless to become active. Is there a way to change the order
that applications start up?

I am running Windows XP Home SP2, fully patched. I have a home
network of 5 laptops connecting to a wireless Linksys router.

Let me know if you need any other info.

regards and thanks

Dan Myers
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This program says it can do what you want.  Never tried it, so I don't know how well (or even if) it works:

http://www.greatis.com/security/startcontrol.htm
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BOOT.INI and ARC Path Naming Conventions and Usage
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/102873

START-UP APPLICATIONS
http://www.pacs-portal.co.uk/startup_index.htm
(screenshots)

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you could try putting some apps in the registry location to run on startup and put some shortcuts in the startmenu>programs>startup and note what list starts-up first
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