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How to stop startup popup's?

As soon as I boot my PC , there are No. of application started running without my permission.Its been frustrating to kill them one by one from task manager :-( Anybody suggest me what should i do as i want to run some program but i cant & some unwanted programs are always there ...

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Install some gud antivirus and use reginout to fix ur problem

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