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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 HiBit Startup Manager, MSConfig, Startup Delayer and Autorun Organizer.

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

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  1. Autoruns icon

    Autoruns

    • 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableAutoruns can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. 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.

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  3. MSConfig icon

    MSConfig

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

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  4. Startup Delayer icon

    Startup Delayer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

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

    has not been updated since 2015.

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  5. Autorun Organizer icon

    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, ...

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  6. Winpatrol icon

    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!

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    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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  7. WhatInStartup icon

    WhatInStartup

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

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

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

    ⚫︎ PortableStarter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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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  9. StartUpLite icon

    StartUpLite

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Speed Up Windows Startup & Boot Time.

    ⚫︎ PortableStartUpLite can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ LightweightStartUpLite consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  10. Chameleon Startup Manager icon

    Chameleon Startup Manager

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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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