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Please how to remove programs from registry, to stop them starting up.
I have windows xp home sp2 :whistling:
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Edited by ganster, 28 May 2006 - 01:24 PM.

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Click start then run, type msconfig then press enter, click start up, remove the ticks for the programmes you do not want to run, click apply, reboot, tick do not start the configuration utility when windows loads
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use regseeker, easy and free.



http://www.hoverdesk.net/freeware.htm

its a free program I use at home to keep unwanted junk from loading at the start. allso has a cleaner built into it.
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Click start then run, type msconfig then press enter, click start up, remove the ticks for the programmes you do not want to run, click apply, reboot, tick do not start the configuration utility when windows loads

still there keith after that info anything else ya can think of
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You would only remove a registry entry for a programme you have uninstalled

If the programme is still installed, the msconfig route will stop it loading

You can click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit, select all, right click any file, click delete, confirm, reboot
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KEITH
I would like to keep the programs but remove from system tray can this be done
Ive stopped from automatically starting up but would like to remove from system tray :whistling:
THANKS
GANSTER
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Can you check in msconfig for other entries for the programmes you stopped

What are the programmes you stopped but have taskbar icons for
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YAHOO,PALTALK ,TWO BEEN UNCHECKED BUT KEEP COMING BACK WITH ONE OF EACH CHECKED
CHEERS KEITH

Edited by ganster, 28 May 2006 - 03:37 PM.

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Is Yahoo the browser, or a messenger programme set to auto log in
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This should work, use the configuration back up option before changing anything

http://www.majorgeek...uddy_d4572.html
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still there keith paltalk cannot remove anthing else ya think of
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Run this then use tune up start up manager to remove the tick for paltalk

Click start then all programmes, accessories, system tools to run disc clean up, then also from system tools, run disc defragmenter

Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit then select all, (all files will highlight), right click any file, click delete, confirm then reboot.

Download, install and run
Tune Up 2006 Trial

Run Tune Up disc clean up

Run Tune Up registry clean up

Disable the anti virus programme then click Optimize and Improve to run Reg Defrag, the screen will lose colour during the process which can take a few minutes and then needs a reboot

Check the anti virus programme is running

Those will have cleared the drive of obsolete software errors

These are suggestions for making the most of the free trial

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to optimize the computer, select computer with an internet connection from the drop down menu, this also requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to accelerate downloads, select the speed just above your actual connection speed, this requires a reboot.

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to run system advisor

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