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running too many programs

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by palmas85, Jan 29, 2005.

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  1. palmas85

    palmas85 Thread Starter

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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.
     
  2. telecom69

    telecom69 Gone but never forgotten

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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
    NcCpl
    nwiz
    AGR
     
  3. palmas85

    palmas85 Thread Starter

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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?
     
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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
     
  5. 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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  8. ~Candy~

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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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