Re: Startup programs and Windows Defender problems
I understand what you're saying, but these are not just services that are
loading. They are actual applications that have an icon in the taskbar. I
know they are loading, but I cant figure out what is triggering them to load
> Randy - Defender does not stop startup items from loading - Software
> Explorer, part of Defender, lists items and is a good substitute for
> msconfig. At times a baloon stating that some items have been "blocked"
> appears in the tray- a bad term because they are not really blocked.
> Software Explore (Defender) indicates whether an item has been determined as
> "permitted" or as "Not yet classsified" (blocked).
> Msconfig does not, repeat , does not list all applications or services
> loaded (can be loaded in running status or loaded in standby status) -
> entries in msconfig startup are generated by installed applications and all
> do not make entries in the startup or run folder or in the Registry. for
> example check the "Services" tab in msconfig for an idea what Windows loads.
> "Randy" <Randy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > Oaky, so here's the deal... If I open msconfig and look in the startup
> > tab,
> > it only lists 7 different items. They are all application I want to start
> > when the computer starts. THe problem is that I know there is other
> > software
> > running at startup that is not listed in that list. I think it may have
> > something to do Windows Defender and it not allowing those items to show.
> > It's nothing I do not want starting, I just dont understand why it's not
> > in
> > the list. I am concerned because I know that these programs are running
> > and
> > that is okay, but how do I know if there are programs running that I dint
> > want starting at boot?
> > -Randy