How to control the progs that run at first sys bootup?

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How to control the progs that run at first sys bootup?

Post by pg.manq » Sat Aug 25, 2007 12:38 am

Hey guys,
On first boot up my computer gets overwhelmed by almost all progs that have the option of Running at StartUp set by default. I would only like the firewall and antivirus to run. How can i do that? i employ RVMintegrator and wpi!

Its just the apps that i Install. eg. gtalk, ymsgr etc.

Note: WPI gives the option for a choice of softwares to install. A. might not be installed while B. might be installed.

Thanks in Advance.

And before i exit, thanks to all those who have been churning out some really nice addons. Including all the support u guys provide at this forum. Bravo Bravo.

Cheers
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Post by 5eraph » Sat Aug 25, 2007 12:47 am

Most such programs put values in the following registry key:

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HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
You'll have to figure out how to remove those values before they're acted upon or convince the addon creators to prevent their creations from adding them.

I don't normally like to toot my own horn, but my Yahoo Messenger SI addon is already neutered in this way. I presently have no plans to port it to WPI, though.

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Post by pg.manq » Sat Aug 25, 2007 2:33 pm

lol... thanks 5eraph. Will get to work on ur lead.

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Re: How to control the progs that run at first sys bootup?

Post by Mrs Peel » Sun Aug 26, 2007 10:59 am

pg.manq wrote:On first boot up my computer gets overwhelmed by almost all progs that have the option of Running at StartUp set by default. I would only like the firewall and antivirus to run.
That has got to be one of my top five pet hates about windoze, and the utility I have been using for several years which solves the problem for me is Startup Delayer

I have an addon pack for that here which I just updated today.

Cheers and g'luck ;)

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