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#16 ingramator

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 08:22

This are the ones in my startup list:



Dude you should seriously remove all the crap like Adobe Updater which just clutter your system. Sure they run as a low priority service and probably suck up about 200KB of memory but they are pretty much pointless and annoying not to mention often a burden on start up time.


#17 Dot Matrix

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 12:12

Are you referring to the startup folder or apps starting with your computer in General? if they would have removed the ability for apps to start with the computer from every version after XP then how would programs launch on startup?


Non essentials OS apps and services starting on startup. They do nothing but drag down performance.

#18 MarkusDarkus

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 12:16

Task Manager -minimised

#19 Semtex

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 12:17

1. XMPP communicator
2. Logitech Mouse and Keyboard driver.

#20 Kami-

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 12:52

Internet Security Suite.

Anything else is disabled on start-up.

Saying that I only ever reboot for updates anyway...

#21 tsupersonic

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 12:55

AIM
Steam
Skype
Google Drive/Dropbox
Malwarebytes

I don't have it on my startup list, but I startup Zune, Chrome and Firefox after the computer boots. I never shutdown my computer, always use sleep when possible, and I have an SSD, so startup time is well below a 1 minute after logging in and have a ready to function desktop.

#22 Riggers

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 12:59

Depends which box. On the one i`m typing this:

Sandboxie
Realtek HD Audio Manager
EMET Notification
CCC
Acronis

#23 +Phouchg

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 18:07

Four things:
* Sidebar (yea, I liek teh gagdets)
* MiniBin (Desktop doesn't have any icons)
* hMailServer (as a service)
* NetLimiter (as a service)

Also, I make it a point to disable all applications (and services, including system) which I don't use or give me no useful functionality.

#24 ajua

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 22:34

Dude you should seriously remove all the crap like Adobe Updater which just clutter your system. Sure they run as a low priority service and probably suck up about 200KB of memory but they are pretty much pointless and annoying not to mention often a burden on start up time.


I was the first to disable those items, but they now have virtually no impact on startup time, specially with an SSD drive. Also, Adobe add them again when doing updates, so why bother? If I noticed a performance hit, I would disable them again.

I only remove/disable services that I don't need like Adobe Drive or Switchboard.



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