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Removing Un-needed Program From Start-up


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tigger3370

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Hi. I'm trying to get my computer to run faster and cooler by removing some programs that I don't need from my start up list. Problem is, I don't know which one's I should/can safely remove. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I'm running Vista on an HP Pavilion DV2100 with a GeForce Go 610 GPU. I've downloaded the quick start program and I'm posting the results here:

Startup List report created on 5/28/2010 by Startup Manager


Name: HP Software Update
Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Hp\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
Location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Status: Enabled
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Name: TkBellExe
Path: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
Location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Status: Enabled
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Name: iTunesHelper
Path: "C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
Location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Status: Enabled
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Name: QlbCtrl.exe
Path: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QlbCtrl.exe" /Start
Location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Status: Enabled
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Name: SUPERAntiSpyware
Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
Location: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Status: Enabled
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Name: AVG9_TRAY
Path: C:\PROGRA~2\AVG\AVG9\avgtray.exe
Location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Status: Enabled
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Name: ehTray.exe
Path: C:\Windows\ehome\ehTray.exe
Location: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Status: Enabled
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Name: Microsoft Office
Path: C:\PROGRA~2\MICROS~1\Office\OSA9.EXE -b -l
Location: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
Status: Enabled
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Name: TkBellExe
Path: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
Location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Status: Disabled
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Name: Adobe Reader Speed Launcher
Path: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe"
Location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Status: Disabled
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Name: Adobe ARM
Path: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe"
Location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Status: Disabled
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Name: Adobe Gamma Loader
Path: C:\PROGRA~2\COMMON~1\Adobe\CALIBR~1\ADOBEG~1.EXE
Location: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
Status: Disabled
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Name: LimeWire On Startup
Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\LimeWire\LimeWire.exe -startup
Location: C:\Users\Tigger3370\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
Status: Disabled
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Total 13 Items

P.S. I don't have limewire installed and I can't find this directory listed above. Any suggestions?
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