How to Find and Disable Windows Startup Programs ?Remove Startup Applications in Windows 10.

The more software install in your computer requires more memory for start, it takes longer for startup. Some softwares are directly move in the startup programs during the installation time. Many programs add themselves to the list of program startup , when you boot up your computer these programs are started automatically.

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No matters which window you are using ( windows 7 , windows 8 , windows 8.1 and windows 10)

window 7 startup menu

Disabling Startup apps in Window 7 or older.

Some start up Programs are smart software that are not start with window like Anti virus and firewall softwares. However when you start your computer they automatically starts without any permission and slow your pc. For this solution there is a software installed in your pc named MSConfig that can allow you to directly see the running programs in your background and disable the programs. This tool can be find in Windows 7 and Older.

System Configuration MSConfig is a system utility designed to troubleshoot the Microsoft Windows startup process. It can disable or re-enable software, device drivers or Windows services that run at startup, and it can change boot parameters. MSConfig can be used to configure several things other than startup things.

To run MSConfig, Open the Start menu and type “msconfig.exe” in the search box. As you search in the search box it displays same result and click on it or press enter to start.

NOTE: If you are using Windows XP, open the Run dialog box from the Start menu, type “msconfig.exe” in the Open edit box, and click OK.

When the ” MSConfig” opens Click on the startup tab on the system configuration on main window. In the start up tab all startup programs displays here. To prevent a program from startup with windows, select the check box next to the desired program so there is NO check mark in the box. Click OK once you have made your choices.

You can now untick the programs that you can disable startup.

When you click on the apply button, a dialog box appears telling that you may need to restart your computer to apply these changes. Click on the RESTART button to restart your computer immediately. If you want to restart your computer later then click on “Exit without restart”.

This is the process of window 7 and older windows than 7. Follow these steps to disable startup apps in Windows 7.

Disabling Startup Programs in Windows 10 (After april’s Update)

Window 10 is a very fast and responsive operating system, but if you have lot of apps installed in the pc your computer might running very slow. Unfortunately many apps you will add themselves for boot process.

How to Disable Startup Apps in Windows 10

Step 1 : Right Click on the bottom of the Windows and click on the Task Manager.

Step 2 : When the task manager comes out, click on the startup tab and you will able to see all the startup programs. If you want to disable any program right click on the program and select disable. Thus your program will be disabled from the startup menu.

Notice in this version, you have other options to help you get a better idea of what each app does before disabling it. This is the process of disable startup apps in windows 10.


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