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  • 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...

    • Just more comprehensive than msconfig InsaneFromEarthJun 2016 Disagree   Agree

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  • 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...

    Freemium Windows

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  • jv16 PowerTools

    PC System Utilities Software designed to make your computer work fast and smoothly.

    Commercial Windows

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  • KnockKnock

    Displays persistent startup items (scripts, commands, binaries, etc.), that are set to execute automatically on OS X. .

    Free Mac

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  • Winpooch Watchdog

    Winpooch is a watchdog for Windows (2000, XP, 2003, but only 32-bits). It detects modifications in your system, so as to detect a trojan or a spyware installation. It...

    • Discontinued As of 2008-06-13, this project is no longer under active development. Winpooch can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • 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...

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

    Free Windows

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  • CleanMyPC

    CleanMyPC is a dozen tools in one for a cleaner and safer PC. It scans your whole system to clean up junk files and speed up your computer. Uninstall apps the right way...

    Commercial Windows

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  • FCorp KickStart

    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.

    Free Windows

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  • Avira System Speedup

    In just one minute, you can cut loose all the accumulated runaway processes, bad registry entries and files lost in limbo that are bogging down your computer. Unleash...

    Commercial Windows

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  • RCleaner

    RCleaner clean and fix your registry. Tune up your system performance and stability, securing and speeding up your PC.

    Free Windows

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  • 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...

    • Discontinued No longer any link to app download.

    Free Windows

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  • 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.

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

    Free Open Source Windows

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