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Dell Backup and Recovery mgr difficult to deactivate on Win7 X64 machine

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I'm running Win7 Pro x64 on a machine from Dell. I have no desire to run any Dell software whatsoever. I have got rid of what I can however the Dell Backup and Recovery Manager keeps coming up in my system tray. I disable it in MSCONFIG/Startup tab and up it pops after a restart. Before I uninstall everthing that says DELL on it, has anyone encountered this?
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There are a few places to look to find startup programs

C:\Documents and Settings\Your Name\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

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C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

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HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
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Win7 Pro x64 does not contain the file structure as outlined in the first two suggestions. those are for XP. The registry suggestion had nothing in that hive.
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