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Warning about Start Up Programs

by Blazin65 / October 6, 2010 8:17 AM PDT

I get this message every time I start my computer and at other times, it says click here to analyze start-up programs, etc. I don't want to get this message anymore. It's very annoying. Can someone tell me how to disable it?

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The exact error message will be helpful.
by Coryphaeus / October 6, 2010 12:19 PM PDT

And the OS and version.

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Here's a better explanation:
by Blazin65 / October 9, 2010 11:54 PM PDT

The message just says it is blocking programs that need permission. Then when I click on the icon in the tray, there is an option to "show or removed blocked start up programs".

When I open this window, all the programs that appear in the window are marked as permitted. Even if I wanted to not permit them, there's no option for me to deny. So the box or warning is basically useless.

This is a part of "Windows Defender".

My OS is Vista Home Premium. HP Pavillion Laptop.

Does this help you?

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Someone please help?
by Blazin65 / October 13, 2010 11:40 AM PDT

I'm replying to this again hopefully just to move my message up? Can anyone help based on eh additional information I provided?

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