How to disable or remove startup programs

Chameleon Startup Manager is a windows startup manager (msconfig replacement) that accelerates Windows startup, ensures that the operating system is more stable. It enables the full customization of startup programs, including startup order change, startup delay, priority and much more.

Chameleon Startup Manager is a perfect solution if you want to disable or remove startup programs, especially if they are constantly adding themselves to the startup list.

The built-in database (with descriptions), or the Internet database, will show which programs can be disabled.

To disable startup programs, just clear the corresponding checkbox in the list.
If the program monitor changes, disabled startup programs will not add themselves to the startup list.

To remove startup programs, click the Delete button. In this case, the program will be moved to the Recycle Bin where it can be restored if necessary.
In addition, it is possible to restore accidentally removed startup programs using Windows startup configs. The history of changes is kept automatically.

Chameleon Startup Manager allows you to simultaneously disable and remove multiple startup programs. To do this, select the programs and the necessary operation in the menu (programs can also be run and closed in this way).

More details can be found here.

Current version:
Platform: Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/8.1/10/x64 Edition
Language: English, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Czech, Portuguese, Dutch, French, Slovak, Ukrainian, Hindi, Polish, Serbian, Chinese

The main features of the program are:

  Free Pro
Most of the new features
Change startup profiles for all Windows users
Working in Windows Vista/7/8 without UAC prompts
You can start programs with administrator permissions without confirming the privileges
Applying configurations 'on-the-fly' without restarting Windows
Necessary programs can be run and unnecessary programs closed using one button without reloading Windows
Automatic delayed program launch
Each program is launched in sequence after the previous one finishes starting
Individual launch settings, delays, and order depending on the day and time
Many launch conditions
Run if the computer is connected to the Internet, not more than once within the specified time interval, if the computer is idle, etc.
Black list
Just disable the program once and it will no longer add itself to the startup list
Setting the startup priority
Start programs after another program is launched (also with a delay option)
Select the startup configuration at Windows start-up
During Windows startup, it is possible to select the programs to be launched by selecting one of the Windows startup configs saved earlier (eg, for the Internet, for games, etc)
Selecting on what days should programs be run
Monitor real time changes in the startup list
There is immediate notification of added (or removed) startup programs
Many launch parameters
Internet connection, specified time, closing after a delay, etc.
Change startup order by specifying a startup delay
It can be changed visually or by using the wizard
Possibility to сancel any changes (preserve the system state or for each program)
Any removal, addition or change in the program settings will be cancelled
Possibility to restore all changes
Automatically save the history of changes in configurations and for each program
Startup configurations management
Any number of Windows startup configs can be created and loaded if necessary
Support for Services and Task Scheduler

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