Thread: When Windows Starts.......

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    Registered User Robert_Ingleby's Avatar
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    When Windows Starts.......

    When Windows starts, it automatically loads some programs (seen in a list when CTRL ALT DEL is pushed once), the question is, in which file are these programs listed?

    I cant find them listed in Win.ini or dosstart, and i now have that many programs running in the background, my PC is slower than I want it to be.

    I dont want to fully delete the programs, just stop them starting at the start (if you see what I mean....).


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    They can be listed in:

    Any shortcut in start menu\programs\startup
    All registry entries listed under:

    HKCU\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run once
    HKCU\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run onceex
    HKCU\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run services
    HKCU\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run servicesonce
    HKCU\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run servicesonceex

    HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run once
    HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run onceex
    HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run services
    HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run servicesonce
    HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run servicesonceex

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    go under your "Start Menu", select "Run", type "msconfig", click on the "Startup" tab. these programs are the ones that start when you computer starts. uncheck the ones you don't want to start.
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    Under NT, you can Start->Settings->TaskBar then use the "Start Menu Programs" tab too add/remove autostart programs.
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    Arrow in windows NT to see services

    use this to see services in windows NT !
    these start at startup but not from registry but from an os`s database !
    be cool !
    What would this world be without some1 to break into your comuter or crack your software !????

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    what do you think the registry is ? Of course services are started out of it. See HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Servic es

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