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Icons lower right of screen, how safetly remove

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by althomp, Jul 13, 2006.

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  1. althomp

    althomp Thread Starter

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    How do I safely remove the icons in the lower right area of screen? Think this is the start-up task bar.Think this is definitly slowing the boot up time. In advance thanks for any help.
    Al
     
  2. Augie65

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    Start> Run> type: msconfig and hit OK.
    On General tab, click the radio button: Selective Startup.
    Then click on Startup tab. Uncheck the ones you don't want to start at boot. Be sure that you leave your anti-virus and SysTray. Then restart your computer. You will have a window appear about starting in selective mode, just tick the box do not show the message again. This dialog window will open everytime that you use msconfig to change anything.
     
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