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    Default start up

    Hi, just wonder how can i stop some software, such as messager, start up when i sign in.
    thanks.

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    Default Re: start up

    Click on start-run and type msconfig in the space then click OK.
    On the startup tab untick those items you do not want to start and click OK.
    You will be prompted to reload windows.
    Be carefull what you inhibit some of them are essential to the running of security systems.
    HTH

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    Check out pacs-portal for a list of programs at startup. Very thorough.

    Used to be a FAQ about this but can't find it, but pacs portal was linked anyway. Excellent stuff. HTH......m
    Last edited by mark c; 02-08-2006 at 10:22 PM. Reason: screwed up

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    Default Re: start up

    thanks for that, jinja.
    but i have one another chating messager doesn't even appear in the start up list, then how can i disable it?
    thanks.
    Last edited by kale; 02-08-2006 at 10:50 PM.

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    Default Re: start up

    Have a look in start, all programs, startup. Anything in that folder will be automatically started on startup.

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    Default Re: start up

    Go here http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_mess_disable.htm and download Doug's little program. Good one to put on the service CD!

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    Default Re: start up

    Actually you can prevent Windows Messenger from running on startup, through the use of the simple 'Run Windows Messenger when Windows Starts' option box in the preferences tab of Windows Messenger options.


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    Default Re: start up

    Or get this from here and remove messenger altogether. Its buggy.

    And use MSN Messenger or the Live version thats just come out.

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    If you are using XP you can just stop the services running, and either disable the program or set it to manual
    Whats new on Stuffucanuse.com, and the messageboard?

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