Start - run - regedit
Browse to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\shared tools\msconfig
Search through the folders there and delete what you no longer want in your startup.
In the SYSTEM CONFIGURATION UTILITY, in the start up programs section, is there a way to remove the unwanted ones from there for good? for example: PRXTECT, and WEATHERCAST and REOE, and TALVTOO and there are lots lots more that are not wanted? How do they get there in the first place?