Startup Programs Removal for Better System Performance

This chapter provides a quick introduction of system startup programs. Topics include system performance affected by startup programs, listing startup program with HijackThis, locations of startup program settings, removing startup program setting from Windows registry and startup folders.

System Extremely Slow - Bad Startup Programs

Getting a List of Startup Programs Using HijackThis

Startup Program Configuration - System Registry

Startup Program Configuration - User Startup Folder

Removing ApacheMonitor.exe as a Startup Program

Removing BaiduX.exe as a Startup Program

Removing OpenOffice quickstart.exe as a Startup Program

Removing Microsoft Office OSA9.exe as a Startup Program

Removing GoogleUpdater.exe as a Startup Program

Removing NetZero exec.exe as a Startup Program

Removing YahooMessenger.exe as a Startup Program

Removing GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe as a Startup Program

Removing Java Update jusched.exe as a Startup Program

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction to Microsoft Windows

 Introduction to Windows Explorer

 Introduction to Internet Explorer

 "Paint" Program and Computer Graphics

 GIMP - GNU Image Manipulation Program

 JPEG Image File Format Quality and Size

 GIF Image File Format and Transparent Background

 "WinZip" - ZIP File Compression Tool

 "WinRAR" - RAR and ZIP File Compression Tool

 FTP Server, Client and Commands

 "FileZilla" - Free FTP Client and Server

 Web Server Log Files and Analysis Tool - "Analog"

 Spyware Adware Detection and Removal

 IE Addon Program Listing and Removal

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal

 Setting Up and Using Crossover Cable Network

 Home Network Gateway - DSL Modem/Wireless Router

 Windows Task Manager - The System Performance Tool

 "tasklist" Command Line Tool to List Process Information

 "msconfig" - System Configuration Tool

 Configuring and Managing System Services

 Windows Registry Key and Value Management Tools

Startup Programs Removal for Better System Performance

 Winsock - Windows Sockets API

 Java on Windows

 Glossary of Terms

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version