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kerrikennel



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Location: Caboolture Qld

PostPosted: Tue Jun 24, 2008 11:41 am    Post subject: running programs Reply with quote

Hi guys! just a little question this time: how do I disable programs so they dont automatically run when the computer starts? for example, limewire, and photoshop manager????? Im sure theres a way to have them on the computer but not running automatically................... Confused
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SoftStag



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 5:57 am    Post subject: Disable startup programs in XP Reply with quote

Try the following:
Arrow Click on Start then Run
Arrow Type in msconfig and press Enter
Arrow Click on the Startup tab at the top
This will show all programs that run on startup, remove the ticks from any you don't want to start.
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kerrikennel



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PostPosted: Fri Jun 27, 2008 9:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

hey thanks for that:D
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