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How to Manage Startup Programs on your PC | Step by Step

Manage the Startup Programs on your windows PC with these easy steps!

If you’re using a windows computer it may take long for your PC to startup, this may be caused because of so called Startup Programs.

Sometimes managing those startup programs is a good idea, and may result in a faster PC.

But of course startup programs can also have a good purpose, for example if you often use a specif program a lot it can save you alot of time if it launches automatically when you’ve powered on your PC.

Startup Programs are programs who launch automatically when you’ve powered on your PC some will be visible, and some are not visible because they run on the background.

Today we will go over two methods to manage these Startup Programs, the first methods will learn you how to manage the visible programs and the second part will show you how to manage the invisible programs too.

Method 1

For this step you want to download a program which makes it very easy for you to manage those visible programs.

Click here to download the program.

Once you’ve installed the program you will see a screen that will look like this.

Manage Startup Program on your Windows PC

Manage Startup Program on your Windows PC

Here the programs who automatically startup will have a marked checkbox in front of the icon as seen in the picture above.

To add programs who automatically startup click on “choose file” and select the program you wish, then click on “Add to List” and click the checkbox in front of the program.

To remove startup programs simply uncheck the checkbox in front of the programs name.

Method 2  

In this method we’ll be using Msconfig to manage the startup program, Msconfig is already installed on your PC so we only have to find it.

We do this by going to “Start” and then in the searchbar type in “run” and hit enter, the run command will show up.

short menu

 

 

Here you want to type in “msconfig” and click “ok” now you will see Msconfig.msconfig

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here you want to go to the “Startup” tab or Opstarten in Dutch.

Here you can deselect all the Startup Program you do not want to automatically startup anymore, after that hit “Apply” (“Toepassen” on the picture) and you’re done!

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