StartupMonitor Alternatives

    StartupMonitor is described as 'small utility that runs transparently (it doesn't even use a tray icon) and notifies you when any program registers itself to run at system startup'. There are more than 10 alternatives to StartupMonitor for Windows and PortableApps.com. The most liked alternative is Autoruns, which is free. Other great apps like StartupMonitor are Startup Delayer (Freemium), MSConfig (Free), Quick Startup (Free) and StartUpLite (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Apr 12, 2016

    • 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.
      • Free
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
    • 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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      • Freemium
      • Windows


    • MSConfig, or Microsoft System Configuration Utility, is a utility to troubleshoot the Microsoft Windows startup process.
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      • Free
      • Windows
    • When you turn on your computer certain applications, drivers, and services are automatically started at the beginning of each Windows session.
      • Free
      • Windows
    • Speed Up Windows Startup & Boot Time.
      • Free
      • Windows
    • Starter is yet another startup manager for Microsoft Windows (21 languages)As a primary purpose, Starter allows one to view and manage all the programs that are starting...

      Discontinued

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

      • Free
      • Windows
    • Startup Control Panel is a nifty control panel applet that allows you to easily configure which programs run when your computer starts.

      Discontinued

      No longer any link to app download.

      • Free
      • Windows
    • 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.

      • Free
      • Windows
    • 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.

      Discontinued

      Last version released in 2008. See changes list at http://startupmanager.org/

      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • Argente - StartUp Manager is a utility that displays all the applications that start with Windows.