How to Enable or Disable Startup Applications in Windows 10

You can pick which applications you want to start when your PC turns on. Disabling unnecessary applications may speed up your PC's start time

Prerequisites: N/A

Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus

Estimated Time: 3 minutes

Expected Outcome: The application you disable will no longer startup with Windows

Tools Required: Windows 10 PC

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Steps to Perform 

  1. Right-click on the taskbar and click on Task Manager
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    1. Click on the Startup tab on the top of the Task Manager window
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    2. Click on the app you want to disable from starting with Windows then click Disable in the lower right of the Task Manager Window
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    3. To enable an application at startup click on it then click Enable in the lower right.