How to stop HP Protect from booting

Posted on 2011-10-01
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I have an HP windows 7 64 bit pc that has HP protect booting, even after i have disabled it in msconfig services startup and services
Why does it continue to startup?
Any help would be appreciated ?
Question by:wildm4n
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Expert Comment

ID: 36896855
Have you unchecked all the boxes that contains "HP ProtectTools" or "HP Security Suite"?

Author Comment

ID: 36896900
yes i did
I went through and disabled all non ms services and all startup items.
i will just start clicking them back on 1 at a time until i see what is affecting it.
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centerv earned 500 total points
ID: 36897034
You may need to disable it within the application itself or it will re-activate on startup.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 36897121
good idea
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