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Old 3rd November 2009   #1
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MSCONFIG windows 7


I have too many programs that open when I start the computer. In WindowsXP I was able to Start-run and type msconfig to change the start up options. I cannot find this option Windows 7.
I am particularly bothered by windows live every time I start the computer

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It's in Win 7 - Pro at least - your version?

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Right click Taskbar > Properties > Start Menu > Customise and scroll down to Run command and place a check mark in the box.

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Thanks _I was also looking around and noted when I press the start up button ,at the bottom was "search programs and files".If you type in MSCONFIG it also takes you to the start up configuration and you can remove programs

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Yes, that Search box saves ferreting in the bowels of Windows to find something as straightforward as, say, Device Manager - or msconfig

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