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    Start-Q Alternatives

    Start-Q is described as 'freeware that allows delayed launch of startup items to start applications in a more orderly fashion.It lets windows users create a Queue for your startup applications' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Start-Q for Windows, Mac and Android. The best alternative is Glary Utilities, which is free. Other great apps like Start-Q are MSConfig (Free), Startup Delayer (Freemium), Winpatrol (Freemium) and Lingon (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 26, 2021
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    Start-Q is a freeware that allows delayed launch of startup items to start applications in a more orderly fashion.It lets...
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    1. Glary Utilities offers numerous powerful and easy-to-use system tools and utilities to fix, speed up, maintain and protect your PC.


      Be careful during the installation: Forum

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

    3. 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.


      has not been updated since 2015.

      • 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!


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

    4. [The Lingon open-source project on ( is no longer developed.]

    5. This utility displays the list of all applications that are loaded automatically when Windows starts up.
    6. Kerish Doctor is an all-in-one solution for automatic maintenance of Windows-based computers.
    7. LaunchControl is the new face of launchd(8). It allows you to manage system- and user services on your Mac. Use it to:
    8. Starter is yet another startup manager for Microsoft Windows (21 languages)


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

    9. 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.


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

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