How To Disable Startup Programs In Windows 8

In this article I will show you how to disable startup programs in Windows 8.¬† When your machine startups it automatically starts certain applications, It might also be starting applications that you don’t need or use.¬† By disabling these applications it will speed up the windows 8 login process.

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How To Disable Startup Programs In Windows 8

To disable startup programs  in windows 8 follow these steps.

  • Boot to windows 8 desktop
  • Hold the windows key down and press Q
  • In the search window type taskbar manager
  • Click on the taskbar manager app
  • Click on more details
  • Click startup tab
  • In this tab is a list of applications that load on system startup, To stop an application starting highlight the application and click disable
  • For the changes to take affect you will need to restart your machine
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