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    Startup Control Panel Alternatives

    Startup Control Panel is described as '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!' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Startup Control Panel for Windows and The best alternative is Autoruns, which is free. Other great apps like Startup Control Panel are MSConfig (Free), Startup Delayer (Freemium), HiBit Startup Manager (Free) and Starter (Free).

    This page was last updated Mar 13, 2020

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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.
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    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.


      has not been updated since 2015.

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    3. 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.
    4. 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.

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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. Windows Startup and Services Manager


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

    8. 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.


      Last version released in 2008. See changes list at

    9. 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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