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Windows startup question

I have a program that start on Windows startup.
COnfig.sys shows it as being referenced in registry

Under HKLM/Software/Microsoft/ Windows/  Current Version/run but when I look there it is not listed.

I further searched the registry and cannot see the program anywhere,

Where do I delete the entry to stop this program starting up each time?
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Mawallace
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Mawallace
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jimswebCommented:
Please use Startup Manager, if you are finding it difficult to to locate the program.
It is a free software, licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2.\

Get it from here : http://startupmanager.org/
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afthabCommented:
provide the name of application ?

Would you find the corresponding entry in task manager

and also check services.msc

Do a whole search of registry with proper key or look on below locations

1. HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
2. HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
3. HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\Run
4. HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows

For details check below link :  http://oreilly.com/windows/archive/how-to-remove-startup-programs.html

AtB
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n2fcCommented:
IN addition to afthab's excellent answer, it might also be in the Start Menu => Program Files => Startup folder (either for all users or an individual user)...

You can also use Trend Micro's program "HiJackThis" to assist in locating it...
http://free.antivirus.com/hijackthis/

It has many diagnostic features for tracking down such things!
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Jackie ManCommented:
Download and install Autoruns for Windows v10.06 from the link below.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963902

Post back the programs which will run on startup and we can help you to locate which programs prevents your OS from shutdown.
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