How to Change Startup Programs Windows 7

Introduction: How to Change Startup Programs Windows 7

We explain how to change unwanted programs from startup in Windows 7.

Step 1:

When you're running Windows 7, this operating system automatically runs certain programs every time you start up your computer. Follow this video to change your start up programs

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    Using the System Configuration utility

    Windows XP

    Start the System Configuration utility by clicking on Start » Run.

    In the Run window, type msconfig and then click OK

    The System Configuration Utility window should now appear. Click on the Startup tab.

    This is a list of every program that starts when Windows is loaded. To disable a program, simply un-check the box next to it. If you are unsure if a program should be disabled, please either look it up on Process or contact the Help Desk for assistance (See Get Help from DoIT).

    When you are done, click OK to apply the changes. After you click OK, click on Restart when asked about restarting your computer.

    After your computer has restarted and you have logged back in, check the box next to Don't show this message or launch the System Configuration Utility when Windows starts and then click OK.