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Windows Disabled startup program keeps coming back

Discussion in 'Software' started by b0ng0, 30 Oct 2011.

  1. b0ng0

    b0ng0 Reddomitlum

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    Well, title says it all really. If I go into msconfig and uncheck it, when I next restart my PC it has enabled again.

    The specific program is called PPS Booster or something like that. I use PPS to stream Chinese TV and I know that this specific booster basically is used to preload stuff when PPS isn't running. Trouble is, that means it's using my bandwidth all the time.

    At the moment I'm having to kill the process every time I start up, but it's quite tedious. Is there a more permanent way to stopping programs at startup?

    (PPS doesn't have to run for this "background" program to activate).
     
  2. Kernel

    Kernel Likes cheese

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    Stupid question, but it's not in the start up folder is it?
     
  3. LennyRhys

    LennyRhys Oink!

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    Try CCleaner - there is an option there not only to disable a startup program but to delete the entry altogether.

    Once in CCleaner, go to Tools > Startup.
     
  4. b0ng0

    b0ng0 Reddomitlum

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    Nah, only Dropbox in there buddy.:p
     
  5. b0ng0

    b0ng0 Reddomitlum

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    Thanks! Totally forgot about CCleaner. Will reboot and see if that's worked

    Edit: Yup that worked, thanks!
     
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  6. SirFur

    SirFur PC Gamer and LAzy B0nes

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    CCleaner is the best! :)
     
  7. Booga

    Booga Cuppa tea anyone?

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    This! :thumb:
     
  8. LennyRhys

    LennyRhys Oink!

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    Awesome, glad to be of assistance. :thumb:
     

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