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  • Autoruns icon

    Autoruns

    Autoruns shows you what programs are configured to run during system bootup or login, and shows you the entries in the order Windows processes them. These programs include ones in your startup folder, Run, RunOnce, and other Registry...

    Free Windows

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  • Startup Delayer icon

    Startup Delayer

    Startup Delayer gives you the power to optimize your Startup Process by delaying applications from starting up as soon as you log into your computer. By delaying the applications during start up, your computer becomes usable a lot...

    Freemium Windows

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  • SlimCleaner icon

    SlimCleaner

    SlimCleaner is a freeware PC maintenance program that uses crowd-sourced feedback to make up-to-date optimization recommendations for users. In many ways it's like other cleaning apps. It includes a windows database cleaner, a...

    Free Windows

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  • MSConfig icon

    MSConfig

    MSConfig, or Microsoft System Configuration Utility, is a utility to troubleshoot the Microsoft Windows startup process. MSConfig modifies which programs run at startup, edits certain configuration files, and simplifies controls...

    Free Windows

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  • Winpatrol icon

    Winpatrol

    Winpatrol provides a multitude of functions including startup control. It is a useful addition to any armoury to maintain computer as best as possible. Oh and a cute scotty icon for your toolbar!

    Freemium Windows

  • Startup Control Panel icon

    Startup Control Panel

    Startup Control Panel is a nifty control panel applet that allows you to easily configure which programs run when your computer starts. Its simple to use and, like all my programs, its very small and wont burden your system. A...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued No longer any link to app download.
  • Startup Manager (st-m) icon

    Startup Manager (st-m)

    A program that provides the possibility to manage the Windows startup procedure. It offers you the possibility to control which programs automatically start up and more.

    Open Source Windows

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  • StartupMonitor

    StartupMonitor is a small utility that runs transparently (it doesn't even use a tray icon) and notifies you when any program registers itself to run at system startup. It prevents annoying programs from registering themselves...

    Free Windows

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  • My Startup Delayer icon

    My Startup Delayer

    Improve the loading time of Windows by delaying the startup of programs! Every time you start Windows a lot of programs starts automatically making Windows really unresponsive for minutes. This is noticeable especially on slow...

    Free Windows

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  • Argente StartUp Manager icon

    Argente StartUp Manager

    Argente - StartUp Manager is a utility that displays all the applications that start with Windows. Many applications, when installed, are configured to run automatically when you start Windows, which is not always necessary. ...

    Free Windows

  • AutoRunnerX, AutoRunnerU icon

    AutoRunnerX, AutoRunnerU

    Autorun of any files and launcher for portable USB flash drive software AutoRunnerX and AutoRunnerU are autorun-extensions for Windows (32/64bit).

    Free Personal Windows

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  • Quick Startup icon

    Quick Startup

    When you turn on your computer certain applications, drivers, and services are automatically started at the beginning of each Windows session. The information that tells Windows to automatically start these items can be located in a...

    Free Windows

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  • Oolauncher icon

    Oolauncher

    Oolauncher is an application launching management. It gets auto-start applications from registry and start folders and starts them one by one. It offers much more options than windows to launch an application, like order...

    Free Windows

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  • WhatInStartup icon

    WhatInStartup

    This utility displays the list of all applications that are loaded automatically when Windows starts up. For each application, the following information is displayed: Startup Type (Registry/Startup Folder), Command-Line String...

    Free Windows

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  • Xecutor icon

    Xecutor

    Work more efficiently by running programs at system startup and shutdown. You can specify different conditions, under which your programs should be started or you can activate programs at specific times or on specific days of the...

    Free Personal Windows

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    Disable Startup

    Disable Startup is a free startup manager and monitoring program, it can scan all Windows Startups on your computer, and monitor all new startup items, helps you control, manage and optimize Windows Startup configuration. It can work...

    Free Windows

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  • Chameleon Startup Manager icon

    Chameleon Startup Manager

    Chameleon Startup Manager can control programs that run at Windows startup, which makes Windows start faster and operate with increased stability. Programs can be run according to various functions including startup order change...

    Freemium Windows

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    LaunchLater

    LaunchLater allows you to defer the launch of applications that run at Windows login. This lets Windows focus on booting itself first, then subsequently running a list of configured startup apps using a schedule that you control. ...

    Open Source Windows

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  • Start-Q icon

    Start-Q

    Start-Q is a freeware that allows delayed launch of startup items to start applications in a more orderly fashion.It lets windows users create a Queue for your startup applications. Order of the application launch can also be...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The product is no longer available on the official website, but last version, v1.3, released on January 2011, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.
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    LaunchMeNot

    LaunchMeNot is an application launcher which can automatically launch your favorite applications on startup and give you the option to cancel. It can juggle applications normally managed using Windows from one location. Ever needed...

    Open Source Windows

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  • Mz StartUp Manager icon

    Mz StartUp Manager

    The Mz StartUp Manager application was designed to help users add new applications to startup menu or remove existing ones.

    Free Windows

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