Manage Startup Programs in Windows 7

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Alexander Avdeev, Anonymous

You are watching VisiHow! This is a tutorial on how to manage startup programs in Windows 7. To manage the startup programs, a startup manager is needed.

Manage startup programs on Windows 7.mp4-canvas81 914869.jpg
Ad

Steps

  1. 1
    Press and hold the Windows key and press R on your keyboard.
    Release both buttons. The Run window will open. The input box in the window is used to enter paths or commands to execute. The startup manager program is Microsoft Configuration, but the command to execute it is "msconfig".
    Manage startup programs on Windows 7.mp4-canvas16 507235.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  2. 2
    Type "msconfig" in the input box.
    Manage startup programs on Windows 7.mp4-canvas39 628547.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  3. 3
    Press Enter or click "OK".
    A new window will open. There are several tabs in the window.
    Manage startup programs on Windows 7.mp4-canvas45 688709.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  4. 4
    Click the "Startup" tab.
    There are several programs that are available for startup. All the programs that are ticked will automatically start with the computer. All the programs that are not ticked will not start with the computer at all.
    Manage startup programs on Windows 7.mp4-canvas55 610203.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  5. 5
    Tick or untick a program.
    For example, if the tick for "Ulead VideoStudio" is removed, it will be disabled.
    Manage startup programs on Windows 7.mp4-canvas78 845453.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  6. 6
    Click "OK".
    A new window will open. It says that the computer must be restarted to apply the changes. Startup only works when Windows 7 starts.
    Manage startup programs on Windows 7.mp4-canvas82 360493.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  7. 7
    Click "Restart" or click "Exit without restart" and then restart manually.
    For the sake of the tutorial, "Exit without restart" is clicked. It is recommended to click "Restart".
    Manage startup programs on Windows 7.mp4-canvas107 984258.jpg
    This concludes the tutorial on how to manage startup programs in Windows 7. Thank you for watching VisiHow! If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comment section below.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

    Advertisement

Video: Manage Startup Programs in Windows 7

Comments

VisiHow welcomes all comments. If you do not want to be anonymous, register or log in. It is free.




Creatura
Featured Author
651 Articles Started
871 Article Edits
40,075 Points
Creatura is a featured author with VisiHow. Creatura has achieved the level of "Captain" with 40,075 points. Creatura has started 651 articles (including this one) and has also made 871 article edits. 285,000 people have read Creatura's article contributions.
Creatura's Message Board
Creatura: Hi, my name is Creatura.
Creatura: Can I help you with your problem about "Manage Startup Programs in Windows 7"?
 

Article Info

Categories : Operating System

Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Lukward Thomason

Share this Article:

Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 402 times.

Do you have a question not answered in this article?
Click here to ask one of the writers of this article
x

Thank Our Volunteer Authors.

Would you like to give back to the community by fixing a spelling mistake? Yes | No