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How Can I Stop an executable from running automatically during user sessions?

Posted on 2007-03-22
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Last Modified: 2013-12-05
I have Metaframe XP Citrix server running Windows 2000. I also have office 2003 installed. There seems to be a problem with switching in between windows. It can take up too 35 seconds which is an eternity for a customer service environment. The specific office application that causes the problem is called ctmon.exe. It's not essential to operation but it starts automatically whenever a user starts a Office application.

My question is how can I bar that executable from starting as a process for any users? That will solve the issue completely.
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sirbounty earned 2000 total points
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locate ctmon.exe

right-click the file, choose properties, and from the security tab, remove all access and click OK.

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thanks... that actually worked.
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Happy to help! :^)
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All set?
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