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Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by glokuch, Jan 4, 2002.

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  1. glokuch

    glokuch Thread Starter

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    I am running windows me - I have too many useless running program- in order to do scan disk I know to disable them with keyboard. But how do I get rid of them to speed up my computer - I saw one person get somewhere and there was a box with check marks that showed running programs - do you know what I mean?
     
  2. brianF

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    start/run/type msconfig and press enter, go to the startup tab, this is the list of all programs that load at startup
     
  3. glokuch

    glokuch Thread Starter

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    I"ve done that I mean like real player, directcd, sidewinder,OSA, that kinda progams
     
  4. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

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    Hi,

    Real Player needs to be stopped from starting up in The options of the program itself: RP/View/Preferences/Start Center/Settings/remove check mark.

    DirectCD can be unchecked in Msconfig/Startup and will stay away if you do.

    For the others, examine the options.
    Often there's a possibility to uncheck 'start up when Wi ndows Start' or something similar.

    Good luck,
     
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