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palmas85

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I am running way to many programs at startup. The problem is being a novice, how do I stop programs from running at start up, and if I do that I do I get them to run when I need them? What programs are essential at start up. I am running XP Home.
 

telecom69

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Go to Start/Run then type in msconfig,click ok then on start up in the box that appears then untick everything that you can do without running at start up ,do not untick your anti-virus and firewall of course .....

If you see these below leave them alone

Soundman
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palmas85

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The main problem is that I really don't know which programs ned to be run at start up. I can recognize a few of the ptograms but as for the others, I don't have a clue. How can I determine which programs are needed at start up?
 

~Candy~

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Start, run, type msinfo32 and hit ok, go to software, startups, edit, select all, edit, copy and come back and paste.

I'll butcher it up for you :D
 

palmas85

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ALUAlert c:\program files\symantec\liveupdate\alunotify.exe NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM HKU\S-1-5-18\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
ALUAlert c:\program files\symantec\liveupdate\alunotify.exe .DEFAULT HKU\.DEFAULT\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
ATIModeChange ati2mdxx.exe All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
AVG_CC c:\progra~1\grisoft\avg6\avgcc32.exe /startup All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
AtiPTA atiptaxx.exe All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
AutoLogon All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
CARPService carpserv.exe All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
CPQEASYACC c:\program files\compaq\easy access button support\starteak.exe All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Drag'n'Drop_Autolaunch "c:\program files\iomega hotburn pro\autolaunch.exe" All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
MMTray c:\program files\musicmatch\musicmatch jukebox\mm_tray.exe All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
MSMSGS "c:\program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background CPQ98931668585\user HKU\S-1-5-21-1709136994-2165517387-3308722516-1006\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Mozilla Quick Launch "c:\program files\netscape\netscape\netscp.exe" -turbo CPQ98931668585\user HKU\S-1-5-21-1709136994-2165517387-3308722516-1006\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
RealTray c:\program files\real\realplayer\realplay.exe systemboothideplayer All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Smapp c:\program files\analog devices\soundmax\smtray.exe All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
ViewMgr c:\program files\viewpoint\viewpoint manager\viewmgr.exe All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
WCOLOREAL "c:\program files\compaq\coloreal\coloreal.exe" All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
WinampAgent "c:\program files\winamp\winampa.exe" All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Zone Labs Client "c:\program files\zone labs\zonealarm\zlclient.exe" All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
ccApp "c:\program files\common files\symantec shared\ccapp.exe" All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
ccRegVfy "c:\program files\common files\symantec shared\ccregvfy.exe" All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
desktop desktop.ini NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM Startup
desktop desktop.ini CPQ98931668585\user Startup
desktop desktop.ini .DEFAULT Startup
desktop desktop.ini All Users Common Startup
hp psc 1000 series c:\progra~1\hewlet~1\digita~1\bin\hpohmr08.exe All Users Common Startup
hpoddt01.exe c:\progra~1\hewlet~1\digita~1\bin\hpotdd01.exe All Users Common Startup
mmtask c:\program files\musicmatch\musicmatch jukebox\mmtask.exe All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
srmclean c:\cpqs\scom\srmclean.exe All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
workflo d:\install\workflow.exe All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Well here they are, some I recognize, others, who knows. Thanks for your help
 

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Why are you running 2 virus programs? Not a good idea.

You can turn off Real Player and WinAmp through each program. There should be some options to "NOT START" when Windows loads.
 
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