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I have Windows ME/Pentium III. Is there a way to totally eliminate items on the startup list in the system configuration utility? There are a couple that self start from time to time even though I have unchecked them.


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HIJACKTHIS has more options but is considered a power tool. Use with care.


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Never use MSConfig to disable startup programs no matter what others have recommended. MSConfig is for troubleshooting purposes only. If you use it to disable startups and then run the program, you may cause what is known as a "memory leak" which does all sorts of strange things to your system. And disabling programs and services with it can get you into trouble that only a repair install can get you out of. Please note the warning found on the Microsoft site concerning MSConfig.. Instead, use one of the following startup managers.
00.. Codestuff Starter.
01.. Mike Lin's Startup Control Panel is an easy way of controlling the startup programs.
02.. Pacs-Portal Startup.
03.. Greatis Startup. GO HERE

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