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MSCONFIG PROBLEMS HELP PLEASE!


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Naicheng

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Okay guys,
I know this may sound stupid because I don't know much about computers, but I wanted to know why some startup items and servies remain after I uninstall them. For example McAfee and Trend Micro Internet Security, I have uninstalled a long time ago, and I deleted all their files from my C:/Program Files folder, but when i run: msconfig to configure what starts up, McAgent, McUpdate, MSKDetct, and TMAS_OEMon for startup items and McAfee Task Sceduler, and McAfee Security Center for Services still remain. Although this isn't that big of a deal, it's been bothering me for a while now. Can someone please help me fix this problem and take it off my sys configuration?

Thanks in advance.
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Johanna

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One would think uninstalling them would remove them from the start menu, because they can't possibly work anymore. Hmmm.... easiest fix:

download Mike Lins StartUpCPL and untick everything you don't want to start up. After you install it, look in your Control Panel for a new tab called "start up" It's pretty self-explanatory, but if you don't know which services are safe to disable, either Google them or post back. With this program it's easy enough to experiment, too- just go back in and tick what you want to load at boot.

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Naicheng

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Thank you SOOO much. I used it and deleted all the startup items that were no longer installed onto my computer.

Great program thanks!
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