[bct] PC start-up
- From: "Mary Emerson" <maryemerson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 18:20:43 -0800
Neal and list,
All this discussion of PC start-up reminds me of the headaches I had when I
had to get rid of all the IBM stuff that was necessary to work from home.
Occasionally I still run into something, but I vaguely recall having to get
into msconfig and tell it not to start some Lotus Notes and Lotus Smart
Suite stuff, just so I could delete all the Lotus products; and the 3270
terminal emulator was another nasty one, as was the EZ Update program which
went out to check the company's Intranet to see if any company software
needed to be updated. Makes me glad the rest of you don't have to play with
that sort of stuff. Count your blessings, and be careful with MSCONFIG!
There are a few free programs out there like Start-up Manager; I haven't got
a clue where I got it, but it will even let you delete something out of
MSCONFIG if you are absolutely sure you don't want to ever use it again.
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