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bringbackmarty
09-09-2006, 09:07 PM
I used to know the answer, but in programs that do not have the option, how do you get them out of what used to be known as the systray. Lower right handed corner with the clock and date and time.

greg63
09-09-2006, 09:09 PM
Start Menu, Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs.

DaFace
09-09-2006, 09:15 PM
The simplest way is to find the program in your startup items and disable it. Basically, go to Start, choose Run, and then type "msconfig" without the quotes. The startup tab in the resulting window will be a list of all sorts of crap that starts up with your computer. Identify the one you're trying to get rid of and uncheck the box next to it. Restart, and you're done!

The nice thing about this method is that it doesn't actually delete anything - just disables it. If you end up screwing something up by disabling it, you just go back into msconfig and re-enable it.

greg63
09-09-2006, 09:19 PM
The simplest way is to find the program in your startup items and disable it. Basically, go to Start, choose Run, and then type "msconfig" without the quotes. The startup tab in the resulting window will be a list of all sorts of crap that starts up with your computer. Identify the one you're trying to get rid of and uncheck the box next to it. Restart, and you're done!

The nice thing about this method is that it doesn't actually delete anything - just disables it. If you end up screwing something up by disabling it, you just go back into msconfig and re-enable it.

What he said. :D

Kerberos
09-09-2006, 09:34 PM
The simplest way is to find the program in your startup items and disable it. Basically, go to Start, choose Run, and then type "msconfig" without the quotes. The startup tab in the resulting window will be a list of all sorts of crap that starts up with your computer. Identify the one you're trying to get rid of and uncheck the box next to it. Restart, and you're done!

The nice thing about this method is that it doesn't actually delete anything - just disables it. If you end up screwing something up by disabling it, you just go back into msconfig and re-enable it.

What he said :thumb:

And ..... my own .02


In most cases you can disable everything and just keep your anti-virus (providing you have some installed) and any programs needed at startup when you turn your machine on.

This helps keep your systray clear of unneeded programs running in the backround. Helps boot times speed up and it makes your machine run faster if you have limited amount of RAM installed.

Hope this helps

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