Windows 10: Add, Delete, Enable, or Disable Startup Items in Windows 10

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Prevent programs from starting automatically in Windows
In order to stop it loading MsConfig moves the entry to an inactive backup key. The built-in Windows startup manager may skip on some of the programs. Intel Core i3 U Memory: Click Agree at the bottom of the dialog window. At the very least edit system registry settings under the supervision of proficient computer users or administrators.

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How to remove startup programs shown in 'msconfig'

If you cannot determine what an entry is and therefore whether you should uncheck it or not , you may want to use a search engine to research the individual entry. Keep in mind there are some entries that you should avoid unchecking e. This contains instructions for editing the registry. If you make any error while editing the registry, you can potentially cause Windows to fail or be unable to boot, requiring you to reinstall Windows. Edit the registry at your own risk.

Always back up the registry before making any changes. If you do not feel comfortable editing the registry, do not attempt these instructions. Instead, seek the help of a computing support provider. From here, you can select a startup item, then either enable, disable, or delete it. When finished, you can close Settings if you like. New 20 May 1. Is there a way to get SpeedFan to run at Startup? I put a shortcut in the Startup folder for my account, and I clicked "Change settings for all users" and checked "Run this program as administrator", and I moved the shortcut to the Startup folder for all accounts, and it still won't run at Startup.

On the Startup tab in Task Manager, it's enabled, but it's not listed in the Processes tab. My Computer You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this My Computer Computer Type: Lenovo G OS: Intel Core i3 U Memory: Logitech K and built in Mouse: Free Avast, Malwarebytes, and Windows Defender. New 20 May 2. Windows will not allow elevated programs to run at startup by default.

As a workaround, you could create an elevated shortcut of SpeedFan using the method in the tutorial below, then place that elevated shortcut in your Startup folder. My Computers You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this Custom self built OS: Intel iK 5 GHz Motherboard: Just the icon not showing.

Seems to be running ok, when I use task manager - show processes from all users. It is there, though cannot see CPU temps or change settings via task bar Icon. This is a lot better than having to run it manually every time I boot. And I can leave UAC on now too. You might see if using Compatibility Mode with Vista selected on the SpeedFan exe file may allow the icon to show. Originally Posted by Brink. How can I change the sequence of the booting order of startup programs. For example, I would like to place McAfee proram at the end of the booting sequence for the startup programs.

I have dragged the shortcut into the startup folder, but this doesn't start the program. What am I doing wrong that will not allow these programs to start up? I liked how Vista had that feature. Now it seems the only way to disable startup programs is by 'msconfig' right? Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation.

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Add, Delete, Enable, or Disable Startup Items in Windows 10