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SCORPIONINBLUE

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WINDOWS STARTUP
« on: January 13, 2005, 03:41:49 PM »
I have question about my computer's startup, I have a Compaq Pentium II (128ram?), the operating system is Windows 2000 Professional NT, what I want to do is cut the start up time which is quite long, I think I read a command of some kind that you could enter in Run and access the startup programs, but can't remember it, or where I read it.   Does anyone know what it is?  I have Tune-Up Utilities and I've tried to stop a couple of programs from running through their Startup Menu control, it works a couple of times and then reverts back.  Can anyone help me access my startup directly?
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Re: WINDOWS STARTUP
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2005, 03:48:18 PM »

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Re: WINDOWS STARTUP
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2005, 03:55:24 PM »
http://www.download.com/3000-2086_4-10242244.html
StartupMechanic has some false possitives on what it flags as malware, but the path given is correct, so you can easily decide what to keep or not. Overall, very-very easy to use!
To avoid start-up items registering themselves again, use Spybot's "TeaTimer" which gives you a warning every time something like this happens, and the choice to keep it or not.
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