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How to Change Startup Programs in Windows 7

Windows 7 is a magic in itself. Microsoft has launched this operating system very recently and has brought about many changes in company’s operating system. The startup program settings resemble the other settings of the operating system. A specific folder is made in the hard disk to save the startup programs in it. When the booting of the operating system starts then all the programs listed in the folder starts its application respectively. With the help of the system configuration tool you can achieve the changes in the settings for the current start-up option.

Few important steps are listed to show how one can change the current startup application. In the windows “Start” button, you will find ‘All Programs”, select this particular option available there. After completing this primary task, then Right-click in the “Startup folder” which u will get in the menu, here you select the “Open All Users” option. This particular function opens the folder meant for all users in the computer. After this, choose the “Explore” option to open the current logged in folder meant for users only.

Try to Right-click on the given folder or the given file which u have started while the computer starts booting. At the end, select “Copy” from the menu bar.

Any white space in the “Startup” folder has to be right clicked in the Step 1, then select the “paste” option from the menu list. This particular program will now open only when the computer is restarted in the next time.

The entire above-mentioned criterion was followed to add a Link to the Startup Folder. Now we shall deal as how to change the current Startup Programs. The following steps have to be followed to ensure proper functioning of the program.

Type “msconfig” in the search text box after clicking the windows “start” button. Doing this particular function will open the System Configuration console.

Then just click on the “Startup” tab button in the Windows, this gives us a view of all the programs installed as startup options. These are program options in our computer.

The boxes of the applications have to be checked thoroughly when you leave the computer for booting. There are certain programs, which you no longer want to start, you should check once and then immediately clear the box, which you have checked.

At the end when all the functions have been accomplished just click on the “apply” option and immediately close the windows for configuration. There will be a pop up window, which will ask you whether you want to reboot your computer. Click on the “Restart” button to reboot your computer. One should reboot ones computer and then save the changes.

It is indeed a very easy procedure to follow. One just have to follow the step in order it has been mentioned and you will get the required result, which you want for your particular operating system. Windows 7 is a user-friendly operating system and can be changed according to the users wish.

How to start the computer in its safe mode

A troubleshooting option available in a Windows system, the start mode helps you start your computer but in a very restricted state. It allows you to start your computer with only a few basic files and also drivers which are needed for the Windows to run successfully. Your usage gets restricted once you start your computer in the safe mode. The startup programs in the most common situations don’t run successfully in the safe mode. Generally, the safe mode proves to be a very useful system for all types of troubleshooting issues related to the drivers and programs which cause the Windows to not start correctly. Also, if the problem fails to appear on the screen as you turn on the safe mode, you have the chance to eliminate the scheduled default settings along with the other basic device drivers which probably may be the cause for the starting issue. There are also chances that a newly installed program in your computer prevents the Windows from starting normally. In such situations, you can easily start the computer in its safe mode and later delete the particular program. Well, in case if you are not aware of how to start your computer in its safe mode then simply follow procedure mentioned below.

  1. If you have any CD, floppy disk, DVD, etc. inserted into your computer, simply remove it from your computer. Now try to restart your computer again.

Click on to the Start button in your computer and then click on the arrow located right next to the Shut Down button. Here click on Restart.

2. Select one of the given options:

    • In case your computer has just one single OS installed in it, then press F8 and hold it for sometime while your computer restarts. The F8 key should be pressed before the Windows logo appears onto your computer screen. However, if the windows logo appears before you press F8, then you will have to try it all over again until you are finally prompted by Windows logon message. Now shut down and then again restart the computer.
    • In case your computer is installed with more than one OS, then make use of the arrow keys to simply highlight the particular operating system which needs to be started in the safe mode. Now press the F8 keys.

    3.  As the Advanced Boot Options screen appears, highlight the safe mode using the arrow keys for the option you wish to select. Now press Enter.

    4. Finally, log onto your computer using the user account with the administrator rights.

    Just as your computer starts in the Safe Mode, you will notice these words, Safe Mode written in one of the corners of your computer monitor. Well, in order to simply exit this safe mode, you will have to restart your computer and then let it start normally.

    In this way, you can start your computer in the safe mode easily and then take up your backup or follow any process based on the requirements.

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