Re: System Configuration Startup enable not working
> Hi folks,
> Been helping friends (absolute beginners) in setting up their laptop
> after they had their HD replaced.
> Anyway, I have accessed the "System Configuration" app and i need to
> disable a program from starting temporarily but when I later tried to
> enable it, I ticked it then hit the "APPLY" button, but it kept on
> unticking itself.
> Then I tried the "DISABLE ALL" button, and "ENABLE ALL". Whats happened
> now is that, there are other startup programs that have been disabled as
> well, and I can't get them to remain enabled also.
> Basically I want everything in the "Startup" tab to be "enable" yet
> most of them don't remain enabled when I hit the apply button.
It sounds as though your friends have a security program installed that is
preventing the changes from sticking. Examples are Ad-aware, Norton,
McAfee, Spybot Search & Destroy, and other anti-spyware programs. So your
first step is to look for something like that.
Elephant Boy Computers