The value name can be anything but the value data must contain the full path to the executable. Here you will see a list of currently installed programs. A Click on the Disable all button. I set the 'ActiveX Installer' service to 'Manual'. Step 4 - The Moment of Truth. Always back up the registry before making any changes. Well, you might, but do you need to be on Skype at start-up? In Windows 10, the list looks a bit different and it also gives you some extra info like the estimated impact the process has on the startup time.
If a program is blocked, you'll see a message in the notification area that says some startup programs need permission to run. The programs that start from here are run on a user by user basis. The Startup folder and Registry key are different for All users. I would rather be able to have a working computer sooner than have a program I use once a week load a second or two faster. In the Start Menu search line, type shell: common startup, press Enter, and go to step 4 below. For a Administrator User Account: You can have Run as administrator elevated programs run at startup for a administrator account by running it in a startup task in Task Scheduler. Select 'Don't Save' and then move on.
This can be done via Task Manager in Windows 10. When you locate it, click on the little triangle at the side of it to collapse the key. That is where the Start Menu and Startup folders are for All users. Rather than unhide the folder and fumble around the Windows folder structure to find it, Microsoft made it simple to locate the startup folder. However, this time instead of choosing Open, choose Open all users. As I say, human psychology.
When the in Windows 10, it continued to lack direct access to the Startup Folder. Right click on the exe file of the program you want to run at startup, or file to open at startup, and click on Create Shortcut. The first place where you can explore the startup programs in Windows 10 — Windows Task Manager, which is easy to run through the Start menu that opens by right-clicking. All you need to do is to and go to the Startup tab: Tip: You open the Startup tab of Task Manager directly in Windows 10 by running the following command: Tip:. You can read my previous article that explains in detail.
And we are done here. Autoruns reports Explorer shell extensions, toolbars, browser helper objects, Winlogon notifications, auto-start services, and much more. You can also just use this tool to run a command at login. Remove a registry entry This contains instructions for editing the registry. Startup Programs - Change - Windows 7 Help Forums. Do you like the gadgets that much? To remove programs from automatic startup, follow these instructions in order. If are not ready to restart your computer, click Exit without restart.
There are other ways to make programs launch at startup, of course. However, just as in startup can be added and malware. Reboot the computer to finalize changes to startup items. Disable Startup Programs from Windows Startup Folder This is not one of the best ways to disable startup programs, but it is definitely the quickest and sometimes necessary. Basically you use my suggestions at your own risk.
When I was happy with my system, I took one final precaution - I right-clicked on my 'Reg Files' folder and selected 'Properties'. In Windows 10, you have to select the item and then click the Disable button at the bottom right. For example, you can set a word processing document to open upon startup. Word should now load at Windows boot up. To disable a program that is enabled, select the program in the list and click Disable. This will open up the next level of keys.
For advanced management of startup apps, I recommend you to take a look at the excellent tool: The Autoruns app is the most comprehensive startup management app and covers all locations. I switched of the 'Windows Search' service too as I find it useless. Furthermore, if you have manually added a program or script in the startup folder to make it start with Windows, then you will have to disable it from here instead of the built-in Startup manager. See the following article for more details:. All Programs Auto-Expander was developed for Windows 7 but is compatible with the latest Windows 10 as well. Select the shortcut located on the Desktop and drag it into the Startup folder.
If not, try again and make sure you are typing in the right place. The program may also run automatically from a registry entry. Funny thing is, companies offer updaters much more readily than they offer up the correct drivers. As you can see from the list, there is a program named Java Platform Updater with a path to an executable named jusched. Startup programs are saved in a special folder on the hard drive and run automatically when Windows boots up.