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#1 dcstim

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Posted 17 May 2015 - 06:58 AM

I have been using Win7 for some time and prefer it to the others.  I have limited the number of backround programs running at startup via MSCONFIG, but I have lots of processes running that I don't want.  I have to go into processes and stop them all.  Is there some sort of script that I can run that would stop them all at once?

 

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 17 May 2015 - 10:11 AM

My question would be...why do you desire to stop any processes that are currently running in your Windows?  What problems currently do you see...with your system?

 

FWIW:  Many processes appearing in Task Manager...are initiated as the result of installing software and have nothing at all to do with the proper functioning of Windows.

 

And...msconfig is not a startup manager...it's a tool designed for troubleshooting.  If you want to manage/control startup items, I would suggest taking a look at the Autoruns for Windows tool.  I further suggest that you read the tools documentation before using it.

 

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Edited by hamluis, 17 May 2015 - 10:14 AM.





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