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Disable Startup Alternatives

Disable Startup is described as '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' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Disable Startup for Windows and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Autoruns, which is free. Other great apps like Disable Startup are MSConfig, Startup Delayer, Winpatrol and WhatInStartup.

Disable Startup alternatives are mainly System Cleaners but may also be File Shredders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Disable Startup.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

Disable Startup is a free startup manager and monitoring program, it can scan all Windows Startups on your computer, and...

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  1. Autoruns icon

    Autoruns

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    28 alternatives to 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 keys.

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    1.  PortableAutoruns can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    MSConfig

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    33 alternatives to MSConfig 

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

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  3. Startup Delayer icon

    Startup Delayer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    25 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  PortableStartup Delayer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

    has not been updated since 2015.

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    Winpatrol

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    25 alternatives to 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!

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    1.  LightweightWinpatrol consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Discontinued

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

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    WhatInStartup

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    23 alternatives to 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, Product Name, File Version, Company Name, Location...

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    1.  PortableWhatInStartup can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Starter

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    23 alternatives to Starter 

    Starter is yet another startup manager for Microsoft Windows (21 languages)

    As a primary purpose, Starter allows one to view and manage all the programs that are starting automatically whenever operating system is loading. It enumerates all the hidden registry entries, startup f.

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    1.  PortableStarter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

    Last version, v5.6.2.9, was released on May 2009, but can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    SlimCleaner

    • Windows
    214 alternatives to 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 privacy protector, junk cleaner, a file...

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    1.  PortableSlimCleaner can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      The installer contains adware and possibly other malware. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/

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      The easy-access toolbank for opening windows tools
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      StartUpLite

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      8 alternatives to StartUpLite 

      Speed Up Windows Startup & Boot Time.

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      1.  PortableStartUpLite can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      2.  LightweightStartUpLite consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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        Startup Control Panel

        • FreeProprietary
        • Windows
        20 alternatives to 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 valuable tool for system administrators!

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        Discontinued

        No longer any link to app download.

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      • Chameleon Startup Manager icon

        Chameleon Startup Manager

        • FreemiumProprietary
        • Windows
        22 alternatives to Chameleon Startup Manager 

        Chameleon Startup Manager can control programs that run at Windows startup, which makes Windows start faster and operate with increased stability.

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