Winpatrol Alternatives

    Winpatrol is described as '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!' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Winpatrol for Windows, Android and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Glary Utilities, which is free. Other great apps like Winpatrol are Autoruns (Free), Startup Delayer (Freemium), Autorun Organizer (Free) and Kerish Doctor (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 26, 2021

    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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      • 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.
      Autoruns vs Winpatrol opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Autoruns is still a legitimate alternative to Winpatrol, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Autoruns doesn't provide realtime monitoring.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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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.

      Discontinued

      has not been updated since 2015.

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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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    4. Kerish Doctor 2015 is an all-in-one solution for automatic maintenance of Windows-based computers. The application prevents crashes, fixes system bugs, takes out digital trash, optimizes performance, and keeps the computer safe.
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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.

      Bundleware

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

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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. 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.

    9. 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/

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