Chameleon Startup Manager Alternatives

    Chameleon Startup Manager is described as 'can control programs that run at Windows startup, which makes Windows start faster and operate with increased stability' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Chameleon Startup Manager for Windows and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Autoruns, which is free. Other great apps like Chameleon Startup Manager are Startup Delayer (Freemium), Autorun Organizer (Free), Winpatrol (Freemium) and SlimCleaner (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Nov 2, 2017

      • 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 order Windows processes them. These programs include ones in your startup folder, Run, RunOnce, and other Registry keys.
    1. 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.

      Discontinued

      has not been updated since 2015.

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    2. 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, ...
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      • 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.

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    3. 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.

      Bundleware

      The installer contains adware and possibly other malware. Be careful during the installation: Forum

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

      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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    5. 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!

      Discontinued

      No longer any link to app download.

    6. Windows Startup and Services Manager

      Discontinued

      Development of FCorp Software has been discontinued in 2016. Last version of KickStart, released in December 2015, can be still downloaded from SoftPedia.

    7. 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.

      Discontinued

      Last version released in 2008. See changes list at http://startupmanager.org/

    8. 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.
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