Startup Control Panel v2.8

webfork on 18 Jun 2016
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  • Suggested by plisken

Startup Control Panel shows you which programs automatically run when your computer starts, and allow you to disable or remove them if necessary.

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System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP
Writes settings to: Windows registry
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the 'Standalone' ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Startup.exe.

4 comments on Startup Control Panel  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

Webfork 2007-06-04 15:54

This tool has been on my computer for years now - its a missing system program that everyone should have in their Control Panel for ANY Windows 9x-XP install. Fixes one of the worst problems with Microsoft: every program trying to dig itself in and run at startup whether you want it or not.

Author is quick to point out his program isn't necessary for Vista. Go to Control Panel > Performance Information and Tools, and then click on Manage Startup Programs.

Midas 2014-07-18 10:22

It appears Mike Lin took down it's former website -- www.mlin.net is now void of any of his utilities.

After declaring all his software obsolete, he provides a link to https://web.archive.org/web/20131109164426/http://www.mlin.net/index.shtml.

Sadly, as most of his utilities were single file executables (exes), they didn't get harvested into the Web Archive; SCP is still available from:
http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/OS-Enhancements/Startup-Control-Panel.shtml
http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/startup_control_panel_standalone_version.html

The entry was updated to reflect this...

v2.8

webfork 2014-07-27 21:06

"Mike Lin took down it's former website" ... That's a real bummer. Mike's programs helped out a bunch of people that I introduced to this. I definitely owe him. Great software and a huge help supporting XP and dealing with insistant autostart programs and junkware.

v2.8

Midas 2014-07-28 21:14

@webfork: I'm in that bunch, too... :(

v2.8

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