Manage Windows Startup Entries & Get Notifications For New Ones With Startup Patrol

Windows startup management is very important, as the number of startup programs determine how long will it take for your computer to be ready for use after you boot it up. If there are a lot of applications and services scheduled to automatically start each time Windows boots, it is going to take a long time and can be quite annoying, specially when you are in a hurry to get something done. On many occasions, you don’t even need the applications that load at startup and they are there because they were automatically added during the installation of a software. You can edit the Windows Startup entries by either removing them from the Startup folder or by using the System Configuration utility, more commonly known as msconfig. While the native utility only lets you enable or disable entries, third-party applications provide more options. Startup Patrol is a Startup management tool for Windows that allows you to delete items from Windows Startup, as well as create new entries. Moreover, it monitors Windows Startup and whenever a program tries to add an item to it, a notification pops up to inform you about the addition, along with options to Allow, Disable or Delete the startup entry. More on Startup Patrol after the jump. Read More

Delay Or Disable Windows Startup Programs To Speed Up System Boot

The number of programs in Windows Startup determines how long will it take for your computer to be ready for use after booting into Windows. If there are a lot of programs, Windows tries to load them as soon as the operating system boots up, making it impossible for you to use the computer during that time. In short, the more the startup items, the longer the wait. Most of the applications allow you to choose if you want them to launch at startup, however, some of them are automatically added. You can edit the Windows Startup list by adding or removing programs from the startup folder, but using a tool for the job is always simpler and more effective. Today, we have an application called Quick Startup that, as its name suggests, is meant to do just that and a little extra. Developed by Glarysoft, this application allows you to add, edit or delete Windows Startup items through a clean, user-friendly interface. It shows them in a list with a security risk rating and path displayed against each, and for users who don't want to get a startup boost without having to get rid of any items, it provides the option to delay the execution of some programs so that they don't create a bottle-neck at startup. Read More

Task Manager DeLuxe: Display Processes In Tree View & Manage Startup

Third party task managers offer extended functionality to the users which cannot be found in the default Windows Task Manager. Previously, Usman reviewed System Explorer, an advanced task manager which lets you quickly view and mange system and user processes and offers a multitude of features and options to let user view all the elements which are related with System processes in some way. Today, we have another portable task manager called Task Manager DeLuxe, which offers powerful features available in the default Windows Task Manager, along with a lot more enchantments. It offers browsing, monitoring and administration of Processes, Services, Sessions, Autoruns and System information & Performance domains. To view the sub processes of an application grouped together, you can switch the process view from normal to tree view. The application also lets you manage the Windows Startup without opening msconfig. More on Task Manager DeLuxe after the break. Read More

My Startup Delayer: Improve Windows Load Time By Delaying Application Startup

When you turn on your PC, sometimes you might have noticed that there is a long delay before Windows becomes responsive. Before that time, you are not able to start using the computer. This can be quite annoying when you are in a hurry and just turn the computer on to grab an important file or send an important mail. The reason for your PC being unresponsive during the startup is that a lot of applications start as soon as Windows boots up. This puts a lot of load on the processor, as well as the memory, thus making the startup process quite intensive. To make the startup process a bit faster, you can remove some of the redundant and unimportant program entries from the Windows Startup, or you can use My Startup Delayer. It is a portable application for Windows that allows you to choose which processes are disabled and which are stared with a delay at Windows startup. It makes the applications launch one by one, making the PC responsive even during startup, since the processor and memory is not loaded up with multiple applications starting at the same time. It allows you to specify the number of seconds to start the applications after Windows Startup, and the delay between starting the other applications. You may also add custom applications in startup, enabling you to save time in opening the applcations that you use in a routine. Keep reading to find out more about My Startup Delayer. Read More

Speed Up Your PC By Disabling Unwanted Programs With Startup Delayer

Many a time a system slow down due to unwanted services and applications running in the backdrop which delay startup time and overall PC performance by consuming valuable system resources. Some of these applications and services can be shut down using Msconfig, nonetheless, some applications can be either hard to identify in the cluttered Msconfig window or simply do not show up in the Startup tab. Startup Delayer allows you to identify and optimize system startup routine by configuring programs order at system startup and by stopping unwanted programs and/or services. This open source app provides the option to set high program priority for important programs and delay the startup of others. You can also disable the automatic startup of selected applications and use an interactive startup mode with options to skip startup programs according to your requirements. Read More

Windows Startup Programs Launch Management With LaunchMeNot

At times it happens that you suddenly face a system crash at the most inconvenient moment, and then wait for every application to launch back after reboot before you can resume work. Or you may have a routine of working with multiple applications, and need to run each of them on your own every time you start your PC. Read More

How To Manage Your Startup Programs Easily, An Easy Way To Increase System Performance

The best way to start your computer faster and improve the overall system performance is to reduce the number of programs that load when Windows start. Reducing the number of startup programs can help you in loading the Windows faster, saving RAM, and faster loading performance. Many people will be familiar with the way that requires installing and running Windows Defender, going to Tools > Software Explorer and from category selecting Startup Programs. This method works for many people but is not very effective.

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