Chameleon Startup Monitor (Startup Inspector) for Windows

Chameleon Startup Manager is a startup control panel (msconfig replacement) that enables the full customization of startup programs, including startup order change, startup delay, priority and much more.

When programs are installed on your computer, different and unnecessary applications are often added to the startup list. There can be dozens of such applications, and their simultaneous operation results in slow startup of your computer and considerably reduces its performance.
Chameleon Startup Inspector allows real-time monitoring, with approval or rejection of each new program.

Some programs may add themselves to the Startup list automatically each time they are launched. Windows Startup Inspector allows such programs to be disabled automatically in case they have been previously disabled.

In addition, Chameleon Startup Monitor functions as a startup delayer, launching programs with a startup delay or sequentially after another program.

If the selective startup mode is on, Windows Startup Monitor can be used to select which Windows startup config should be loaded at Windows startup.

More details can be found here.

Current version: 4.0.0.910
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
Applying configurations 'on-the-fly' without restarting Windows
Necessary programs can be run and unnecessary programs closed using one button without reloading Windows
Individual launch settings, delays, and order depending on the day and time
Working in Windows Vista/7/8 without UAC prompts
You can start programs with administrator permissions without confirming the privileges
Automatic delayed program launch
Each program is launched in sequence after the previous one finishes starting
Change startup profiles for all Windows users
Monitor real time changes in the startup list
There is immediate notification of added (or removed) startup programs
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
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
Start programs after another program is launched (also with a delay option)
Setting the startup priority
Change startup order by specifying a startup delay
It can be changed visually or by using the wizard
Possibility to restore all changes
Automatically save the history of changes in configurations and for each program
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
Many launch parameters
Internet connection, specified time, closing after a delay, etc.
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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