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I can't remember how to get into the startup options in Windows 2000. I'm trying to prevent a few programs from loading upon startup. Does anyone remember how? It's not in msconfig. Help! lol
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C:\\Documents and settings\\<USERNAME>\\Start Menu\\Programs\\Startup.

Or just search "Startup"

If what you want to shut off isn't there, then you'll have to edit the Registry.
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C:\\Documents and settings\\<USERNAME>\\Start Menu\\Programs\\Startup.

Or just search "Startup"

If what you want to shut off isn't there, then you'll have to edit the Registry.
Unfortunately, I don't see anything in the startup folder that could be the program I need to prevent from starting. It's also in neither the Run registry or the Run Once registry, so I don't know where it could be hiding. I also didn't see any scripts in the Autoexec.bat or config.sys that could be triggering it to start.
I can't believe MS made Win2000 so difficult to use. This same thing would be candy in Me,XP,Vista,Win 7....even like 3.1
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