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#1 Thrillofitall


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Posted 24 September 2005 - 07:59 AM

Hey guys, I'm a newb to these boards, and a newb to the real tech side of computers. I've been a user for a long time. I'm actually planning on building my first gaming pc in the next few months, but thats besides the point.

how do i stop icons/programs from running on start-up on the toolbar where the clock is? I know theres a way to do it but i just don't remember. Thanks a bunch.

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Posted 24 September 2005 - 09:21 AM

Hello Thrillofitall and welcome to BC.

It would help to know your operating system. Most versions of Windows have a System Configuration Utility. You can access this by going to Start>Run and typing in msconfig and clicking Ok. Go to the Startup tab and remove the check mark from those programs you wish to disable from starting when you boot your computer. If you are unsure what programs to disable you can compare your startups with those in our Startup Programs Database found at the top of most pages.

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Posted 24 September 2005 - 11:27 PM

Welcome to BC!
You can also use the "tools" section of Spybot to manage your start-ups.
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Posted 27 September 2005 - 10:21 PM

:thumbsup: to BC! Thrillofitall.
Glad to have to have you aboard. Hope what Leurgy and jgweed provided helped you.

Good Luck,

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