Windows 8.1 - How to disable startup programs

September 2016


Windows 8.1 - How to disable startup programs


By turning off unnecessary startup programs, the system will boot more quickly. Under Windows 8.1, startup programs can be managed via the Task Manager:
  • Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc to display the Task Manager.
  • Click More details
  • Select the Startup tab.
  • To remove a program from Window's startup: Right-click on the program > Disable.

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