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Which Programs Do You Have On Your Startup?





parokya
My computer runs on Windows XP (SP1) Home edition and I've set up applications to start immediately when it loads. These are:

    McAffee Suite
    Winamp Agent
    SlideIn (from NorthGlide)
    Alarm Master Plus
    Remind Me Please (from Space Jock)
    Yankee Clipper
    EverNotes (Free Edition)
    Essential PIM


How about you?
goansfr
i try to remenber because im not at home

Virusscan
Outpost firewall
netlimiter
and a upload/download counter
otiscom
I keep mine to a minimum, there are enough processes running on start-up as it is.
So only have the essential ones in your start-up folder.
urbanbuddha
None, and if there is one I remove it from the list before the next time I startup.

The more programs that start up with your computer, the longer it is to load and I don't like waiting for my computer to turn on especially when I'm mobile around my campus.
badai
Acrobat Assistant 7.0
Adobe Acrobat Speed Launcher
ASUS Probe
ATICCC
avast!
Azureus
EPSON Stylus Photo R210 Series
googletalk
ICQ Lite
IMJPMIG8.1
iTunesHelper
MailCtrl
MsnMsgr
NeroFilterCheck
PHIME2002A
PHIME2002ASync
PinnacleDriverCheck
PopTray
EraseTemp.exe
SpamPal
SunJavaUpdateSched
TClockEx
WL630USB Wireless B+G Utility
WrCtrl
Yahoo! Pager
coreymanshack
I dont like to run things in startup on my computer. I get around to clearing them from startup every now and then. They ****** rescources up to much. Right now I have..

-Spybot Search and Destroy
-Winamp Agent
-Quicktime

Running on WINXP Pro
izcool
I've got Windows XP Professional with SP1 installed, these are the programs in the "Startup" folder from my Start >> Programs menu.

Quote:
Adobe Reader Speed Launch
Billminder <-- For Quicken
BOINC Manager
BTTray <-- For my Bluetooth adapter
HP OfficeJet T Series Startup <-- My printer
Kodak software updater
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Works Calendar Reminders
Post-itฎ Software Notes
Quicken Scheduled Updates
Quicken Startup
Remote Control
SpeedFan <-- Tells the internal temperature of my PC
WUptimeC <-- Uptime program that reports my computer's uptime to a website


I know I have a ton of programs in the System Services that start when the computer is turned on, although I'm too lazy to go and look them up.

- Mike.
poet
I dont have any and I do as most seem to do I remove them for the faster start up time.
nondormo
It is best to keep startup clean. I have two rows of program short cuts on my desktop though.
zurdosoft
Estos cargo al inicio
  • MacDrive
  • Pando
  • NOD32
  • DynDNS
  • GoogleTalk
4ndY
On linux:
DC++ client Valknut,
Licq,
Opera browser,
XMMS,
Firewall


On windows:
Moony,
MirandaIM,
NOD32,
ZoneAlarm,
Opera,,
Winamp,
StrongDC++,
Getright,
M$_IIS,
Adobe Acrobat Speed Launcher,
SpeedFan,
mIRC,
...
TrueFact
I have nothing on my startup, I like my PC fast loading and light specially when I start Maya 7.0 or PaintShop Pro X. My Files sometimes are larger than 500 MBytes which eats my RAM and Virtual memory. That's why I keep my start up clean instead of shutting them down one by one each time I get to work. May be Kaspersky Antivirus 6.0 is the only program survived the startup cleaning. Although it's really heavy and slows the PC down but I really find it effective.
Indyan
Kaspersky Internet Security
WindowBlinds
Object Dock
CursorXP
Commando_Sondre
Kaspersky Internet Security 2006
WLM Messenger
Skype
Pulse
Xfire
BeWeS Mouse Tracker
uTorrent

Thats mostly the programs I use on my boot.
S3nd K3ys
(Empty)

urbanbuddha wrote:
None, and if there is one I remove it from the list before the next time I startup.

The more programs that start up with your computer, the longer it is to load and I don't like waiting for my computer to turn on especially when I'm mobile around my campus.



Wink
{name here}
Java
Adobe Reader Speed Launch
Unlocker(program to kill processes using files if you need to delete a file)
PseudoKnight
I could do without it, but all I have going at startup is Proximitron. The only reason it's there is because it's light and I use it all the time.

I would NEVER have anti-virus startup on my comp. What a waste of resources.
animassacre
The only thing that runs automatinkly is Kaspersky
But it haven't couthed anything risontly ,so i wonder why i have it.
D.Nikolov
Not many:

NOD 32 Anti-virus;
DAEMON Tools;
WinAmp Tray;
Wallpaper Master;
ATI Tray Tools;
And some vital drivers Smile
sarapicoazul
ClamWin
Spybot
Google Talk
Winamp
... and some drivers

ClamWin 0.88.5 is a great free antivirus. I highly recommend it !!!
orcaz
Realtek Audio Driver
ATIPTA
Avast!
Epson Printer Driver
High Def Audio Property Shortcut
Windows IME
Nero InCD
HP Keyboard Driver
Outpost Firewall

yea, thatz all for my startup entries in my registry.
theerawate
I have Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 .
dude_xyx
I have ,


AVG
spybot
winamp agent
quick time
Apache server
yahoo
msn
skype


still i close all unwanted from that list
Srs2388
windows....
yahoo
AVG
yahoo widget engine


mac...
nothing =) VERY fast because of that
lukeropro
I have none. The more programs I have during startup, the more laggy my computer gets
mystique
These programs have been starting up in my work computer ever since I started work:

McAffee Suite
OpenOffice

That's about all. Very Happy
napowan
I tried out OpenOffice, I really liked it, but then I realized that most computers don't have it. So if I wan't to do a powerpoint on another computer, I would have to change it into Microsoft Powerpiont, which I am not sure would work...what does everyone else think?
exarkun
For me, it is

Hanvision (a chinese input software)
ZoneAlarm

And that is all =)

Because I tried to keep my ram consume to a minimun, considering the amount of ram I have at the moment.
orcaz
napowan wrote:
I tried out OpenOffice, I really liked it, but then I realized that most computers don't have it. So if I wan't to do a powerpoint on another computer, I would have to change it into Microsoft Powerpiont, which I am not sure would work...what does everyone else think?

you can still use open office to create your documents and open on a computer with open office. simply save your documents in ms word format which is available in Open Office. Not much of a problem...
umeshtangnu
I keep mine to a minimum, there are enough processes running on start-up as it is.
So only have the essential ones in your start-up folder and that will be like an antivirus or thing like that.
quartz
Im keeping mine to minimum also. Only antivirus and TV/Radio control app. to allow control TV with remote controler.
urangkayo
i keep all minimum at startup, and only run when i need them

when my computer start up, i only run deep freeze Smile
hostingguy
Here are some!:

WLM
AVG 7.5
Lexmark
Taskbar Hide
SKype
LogMeIn
Apache

and alot more! Smile
Silikoncho
Nothing but my antivirus (NOD) and my firewall (Sygate).
I just hate start-up things.
JayBee
no firewall
no antivirus

just some useful software
Kopete
Klipper
KMix
amaroK

and deamons
Apache
MySQL
magneto_ms
Plenty of stuff I have on startup. ( One of the many reasons why my computer takes a hell lot of time to boot up)

1. Zone Alarm
2. NOD 32
3. Yahoo messenger
4. MSN messsenger
5. ICQ

( I should get Trillian these days)

6. Thunderbird

Does a great deal of designing these days and currently thinking about having photoshop on startup.heh! heh!
shyscs
I used to have tons of stuff on my startup, including (but not limited to):
gaim, gtalk, skype, quicktime, spybot, avast antivirus, kerio firewall, java, ATI control thing, steam, realplayer, you get the idea.
Now, I only have google talk, the firewall, and the antivirus in my startup and the startup time miraculously shrunk by 30+ seconds...
S3nd K3ys
Error: File not found.
JamesBond
Avast Antivirus
Internet Download Accelerator
Yahoo Widget Engine
brauningbar
avg
chtray, ad ware related
ROCKETDOCK !

no more
SFMeatwad
Here is what I have on my start-up:


    • Internet
    • NOD32
    • Spybot: Search and Destroy
    • QuickTime
    • iTunes
    • Xfire


I'm pretty much a hardcore website developer instead of a gamer. I communicate with Xfire a lot, though. Also, I have Sygate Firewall, but I don't have it on auto-on. Mostly because it's so secure, I have to turn it off, and plus, I turn it on when I am sleeping, away from my computer, or out-of-town. Because if I get a call saying one of my websites are down, I have to get access to a computer fast. :/
blueray
hi, I Keep it to a minimun also. some virus program, tv card control software ,firewall control center, apache, msql and php
Coz I have a older machine and less memory P2 and 512MB.
redice
Too many program daemon slow down my system. So, I only put a virus program on startup. I start program manual when I need.
nothingXelse
Umm..None. I just boot into OSX knowing I am virus free and safe.
carlospro7
badai wrote:
Acrobat Assistant 7.0
Adobe Acrobat Speed Launcher
ASUS Probe
ATICCC
avast!
Azureus
EPSON Stylus Photo R210 Series
...
...
...
SpamPal
SunJavaUpdateSched
TClockEx
WL630USB Wireless B+G Utility
WrCtrl
Yahoo! Pager


OMG, i hope you have a powerful computer.

I personally like to having running only what is essentials. I try to keep to a minimun. Without the antivirus I have about 17-18 (if you think that is a lot, you are wrong! It's almost impossible to go any lower than that. But I have seen people running over 50 things in their background, and usually they dont even know it) processes total running in the background, and all that that runs are windows files that are needed to run.

I also try not to download i series (i.e iTunes), AOL, and HP software since a lot of their programs come with extra crap that does not need to be running the background.
Commando_Sondre
Kaspersky Internet Security 2006
WLM
Xfire
Pulse
Skype
AIM

And nothing more.
kiranaghor
On windows platform:

News stand reader
yahoo messenger
AVG 7 antivirus
Quicktime
Skype

On Mac os Tiger

Quicksilver
Snapz Pro X
ASM
sceptileex
Hmm... azureus, MSN. And some antivirus software, AVG, adaware and the like. Oh yea, and gnotify. Pretty handy utility.

I once had a friend who unintentionally put all his shortcuts wrongly from the "games" folder into the "startup" folder. Full screen apps, all of them. I dont know how he survived his next startup, with his 256 ram XD
masqued_dreams
I don't have a whole lot just:

McAfee Security Center
Logitch mouse and keyboard
AIM
Spybot Search & Destroy

no idea what else.
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