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I'm having trouble with some programs in xp. There is a new program opening in the taskbar for a split second then disappearing. It causes some others to crash. I closed AVG incase it was that but its still happening. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks .
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Click start then run then type msconfig then press enter then start up, look for anything you do not recognise or want / need to run at start up and remove the tick then click apply then reboot and tick do not start the configuration utility at start up when it gets to the desktop.

You can remove the ticks from most things, it will just take longer to load the programme when you go to use it.

The Exceptions are Firewalls and antivirus
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Theres so much stuff on there im not sure what to remove. Is there any way to find out what this program is that keeps popping up?
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A quick and straightforward way involves downloading tune up trial, clicking start up manager then clicking each process to get details of the programme, removing ticks then replacing if you stop an essential process. When the trial ends it will probably revert to loading everything

http://www.tune-up.com

Edited by Keith, 28 May 2005 - 06:20 AM.

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