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Windows startup programs

There are times that I've gone into my CTL+ALT+DEL and had to close as many as 6 programs that were running in bkg. So from there i've gone into my msconfig and unchecked the ones that I do not wish to load at startup, applied the changes, restarted the system and within hours, they are again running in background and checked in the msconfig startup box. Is there anything you can tell me that would help me out?

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Quicktime for one is a program that places itself back in your start program by just using it, annoying!

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Quicktime is a definate pain in the a**! You can D/L and try using Mike Lin's "Startup Control Panel" and see if that helps (freeware). Do a "Gaqggle" or a "Huhaa" >smirk< search to find it. Or better yet, you can use WinPatrol 7.0 freeware/shareware. The paid version offers a little more but the freeware version is all you really need. Every time something tries to add itself to the system startup folder, WinPatrol will let you know about it and give you the option of adding it or not.

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