Quick Startup Alternatives

    Quick Startup is described as 'When you turn on your computer certain applications, drivers, and services are automatically started at the beginning of each Windows session' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Quick Startup for Windows and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Autoruns, which is free. Other great apps like Quick Startup are MSConfig (Free), Startup Delayer (Freemium), Autorun Organizer (Free) and Winpatrol (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Aug 3, 2021

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


    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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.
    5. Speed Up Windows Startup & Boot Time.
    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. 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.

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