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Looking for a Firefox Add-in

by phantazy / February 4, 2006 9:21 PM PST

When I open windows I would like to be able to control the start up programs sequence of opening.The reason is that MSN and Yahoo have to wait for my ISP to load, and I want to set the latter to open first, after AV And Firewall. PCMag latest software update mentioned a Firefox Add-in which does this, but I deleted the email and can't find it in Extensions. Anybody help on this? Thanks in advance.

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by John.Wilkinson / February 4, 2006 11:55 PM PST

Firefox extensions are only small bits of code that integrate with Firefox to give it added functionality. While it could be set to make your internet connection upon launching Firefox, it can not control the order or timing involved in programs that launch at startup. I ran a search through PCMag for this and came up empty.

What I can suggest, however, are small, stand-alone programs that can do just this. While I haven't tried any of them, they have both received good reviews and are said to be malware-free:
* Startup Delayer: FREE
* Absolute Startup: $30 after free trial

Hope this helps,

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(NT) (NT) Thank you I will try These
by phantazy / February 5, 2006 12:37 AM PST
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by phantazy / February 5, 2006 12:56 AM PST

I have tried Stratup Delayer, it was just what I required. On first booting it was some 10 seconds longer that normal, but that is a minor abhoration. It may well 'settle down' and anticipate in future boots, and return to normal speed. Thank you again.

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