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Disabling Programs starting up with Windows?


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Where was that program to decide what program starts up when windows starts up?

I currently have far too many and if i don't close them fast enough it causes my computer reboot automatically.
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The automatic rebooting is likely caused by a defective driver or application, not so much the number of them

Click start then run, type msconfig then press enter, click start up, excluding the firewall, anti virus and any anti spyware programmes you can untick the programmes you do not use often, click apply, confirm then reboot. Tick do not start the configuration utility when Windows gets to the desktop

For the purpose of finding the problem application or driver, untick a couple then restart until Windows loads without rebooting
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Is there any quick way to resolve this? I disabled all and it finally stopped rebooting.
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Did you only use disable all, or do them in pairs?
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I only used Disable all. I don't have time to test each one.
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The important ones are the firewall, anti virus and any anti spyware programmes so check they are ticked, click apply for any changes you make

You can then leave the PC to boot with most of the programmes disabled at start up, or just enable a couple more a day until it returns to restarting instead of loading to the desktop
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Okay thanks.
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