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Autoruns is described as '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 keys' and is a very popular app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Autoruns for Windows, Mac and Android. The best alternative is Glary Utilities, which is free. Other great apps like Autoruns are MSConfig, HiBit Startup Manager, Autorun Organizer and KnockKnock.

Autoruns alternatives are mainly System Cleaners but may also be Duplicate File Finders or Software Uninstallers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Autoruns.
This page was last updated Jan 11, 2022
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows
  • PortableApps.com

Autoruns shows you what programs are configured to run during system bootup or login, and shows you the entries in the...

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  1. Glary Utilities offers numerous powerful and easy-to-use system tools and utilities to fix, speed up, maintain and protect your PC.

    Glary Utilities vs Autoruns opinions
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    robyellow95

    I don't trust these all-in-one deals that claim to fix and speed up your computer. Go with Autoruns. All of my problems with my laptop "went away" when I stopped horsing around with the registry. Don't mess around, go with Autoruns.

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    bawldiggle

    This is a Suite of various tools by Glary, including their startup manager. Quick Startup (by Glary Soft) i which has only received 2 votes in all these years.

    Quick Startup can be viewed on https://alternativeto.net/software/quick-startup/

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  2. MSConfig

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    MSConfig, or Microsoft System Configuration Utility, is a utility to troubleshoot the Microsoft Windows startup process.

    Most users think MSConfig is a great alternative to Autoruns.


  3. HiBit Startup Manager

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    HiBit Startup Manager makes managing your startup programs very simple. On startup, you are shown a list at the top and details at the bottom for each startup item. There is also a list of all startup items, including new and potentially dangerous programs.

  4. Autorun Organizer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Free startup manager for Windows. Options include: disabling startup entries, custom startup delay for each startup entry, virus scan for each startup entry, undo options for changes made to startup entries, ...

  5. KnockKnock

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    KnockKnock displays persistent startup items (scripts, commands, binaries, executables, Login Items, kexts, LaunchAgents, etc., that are set to execute automatically on OS X.



  6. ESET SysInspector

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    ESET SysInspector is a free, state of the art diagnostic tool for Windows systems. It is also an integral part of ESET Smart Security 4 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4.

  7. Winpatrol

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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!

    Discontinued

    No update since 2017, website certificate is expired, twitter account is inactive and they seem not to be answering support requests.

  8. WhatInStartup

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    This utility displays the list of all applications that are loaded automatically when Windows starts up.

  9. LaunchControl is the new face of launchd(8). It allows you to manage system- and user services on your Mac. Use it to:

  10. Ultimate Windows Context Menu Customizer is a freeware from door2windows that allows you to customize the context menu of many locations with ease in Windows

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