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Possible 2nd solution to removing programs upon startup

I have a Compaq Presario 6000 Desktop and I was wondering what I could do to remove programs that I don't want to startup when I startup my computer.I am running Windows 2000 Professional

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Hi buddy follow the steps

1) Click on start menu

2) go to control panel

3) double click on "Add Or Remove " icon

wait for few seconds. there will be a list of programs . choose the programs by clicking it(single) and click on remove button.Please mail your response on

yashneetpalsingh@yahoo.in

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Click start and click on run.  Type msconfig.  select the startup tab and you will be able to uncheck programs you don't want to startup on boot.  Otherwise right click on start and click explore, then click programs, then find startup and remove any programs you don't want.

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This is great! I have been using winpatrol for years. It's like msconfig on steroids. Download it (it's free) from http://www.winpatrol.com/download.html After it installs, when you click on the little black Scottish Terrier ( I guess that's what it's supposed to be) in your taskbar, up pops a screen. Startup Programs is the first tab. Everything you see there loads upon startup. If you don't want it to, right click the program(s), choose your preference (such as Disable- doesn't remove it, just won't let it start up) and you're good to go.
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