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Need to delete two apps that startup on restart

I re-installed Adobe Flash Player, and along with it, two apps were installed that I don't want.  They are RegClean and PC Backup.  I inadvertedly removed them from the Control Panel's Uninstall Program link, as they would not let me remove them.  They are very bothersome to me on start-up, and do not want them at all.

This type of problem has happened in the past, and someplace there is a table that
disables and/or enables them, that will stop the startup process for them.
I simply forgot where, but I think there is a code that is entered in the startup
search window.  Can you help me ?

I have Vista on an HP laptop.  Internet Explorer is current as are Window updates.

Thanks ahead of time !
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danhrmr
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danhrmr
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Kalpesh ChhatralaSoftware ConsultantCommented:
1) Press Windows Key + R Key or Click on Start and Run Option
2) type msconfig in Run Window
3) Click Ok
4) you will get one Window there is One Tab ->StartUp.
5) Untick whatever application want to disable on startup
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KorbusCommented:
While MSconfig is great for turning stuff on and off temporarily, to make the change permanent:

When MS config is open, and you have found the entry that starts-up these programs:

If they are a service (found on the services tab):  open the "services" applet, select the servie, and change it's statup to "Disabled"

If they are started up by the registry (found in the startup tab):  note the registry key name-  then open "regedit", navigate to the key you noted, and delete it.
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Michael-BestCommented:
Use system restore to go back before:
 "I inadvertedly removed them from the Control Panel's Uninstall Program"
Then use Revo Uninstaller Freeware
http://www.revouninstaller.com/revo_uninstaller_free_download.html
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Dirk MareSystems Engineer (Acting IT Manager)Commented:
Why not download the adobe removal tool..

DirkMare
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danhrmrAuthor Commented:
Thanks to all !
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