Remove Startup Programs from Windows®
How to remove the startup programs from Windows?
Startup programs are programs that load when your computer system is turned on and the Operating System boots up. Booting takes a significant amount of memory and processing power. Numerous startup programs can result in much longer boot-up times. You need to manage start-up programs to increase boot speed of your computer. You need to configure your computer to boot only those applications you will actually want to use. Removing Windows startup programs is simple. You could remove it in two ways one is automatically by using software and other in by manually.
Following are the methods to remove Windows startup programs and techniques to manage the startup programs:
- Remove manually
- Using third party tools
- Manage startup programs
You can remove the startup programs manually from your Windows system. To manually remove startup programs from your system, you need to access the System Configuration Utility called 'msconfig'. To access it, you need to type 'msconfig' in the run box and then hit Enter. It will bring the utility and then you need to select the startup tab. Then, you need to uncheck the programs that you want to remove from your startup. You need to restart your computer to make changes. You need to be very careful while doing manual removal.
Using third party tools
If you are not satisfied with manual removal, you could automatically remove startup programs from your computer. You could get plenty of third party tools to remove startup programs automatically. CCleaner is a software program which helps you to remove Windows startup programs. It comes with user-friendly interface so you can easily remove your startup programs. Disable Startup is another program which helps you to remove Windows startup programs. It is a free startup monitoring program which scans your Windows start up and monitors all new startup items.
To ensure proper working of the system, you need to manage your Windows startup programs properly. You need to remove the programs that require more CPU resources from the startup. At times, you need to add programs in to the startup. To add programs to startup, right click on the Start menu and select Explore. It will bring the window which contains the installed programs, right click on you want to add to your startup and select create shortcut. Then, you need to drag the shortcut into the left side of the Window and drop Startup folder.
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