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    Startup Delayer Alternatives

    Startup Delayer is described as 'gives you the power to optimize your Startup Process by delaying applications from starting up as soon as you log into your computer' and is a popular app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Startup Delayer for Windows, Mac and Android. The best alternative is Glary Utilities, which is free. Other great apps like Startup Delayer are MSConfig (Free), Autorun Organizer (Free), Winpatrol (Freemium) and HiBit Startup Manager (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 24, 2022

    1. Glary Utilities offers numerous powerful and easy-to-use system tools and utilities to fix, speed up, maintain and protect your PC.

      Bundleware

      Be careful during the installation: Forum

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    2. MSConfig, or Microsoft System Configuration Utility, is a utility to troubleshoot the Microsoft Windows startup process.
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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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      DavidGP Looks and feels very promising and well-thought-out after first use. Will definitely consider replacing Startup Delayer which unfortunately has been abandoned.
      Positive comment 7 months ago

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      • 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. [The Lingon open-source project on SourceForge.net (http://sourceforge.net/projects/lingon/) is no longer developed.] Lingon is a graphical user interface for creating an editing launchd configuration files for Mac OS X.
    6. LaunchControl is the new face of launchd(8). It allows you to manage system- and user services on your Mac.
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    7. 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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    8. 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.

      Bundleware

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

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    9. Launchd Editor provides a graphical way to edit the property lists that launchd uses to start programs.

      Discontinued

      Homepage & author not available.

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