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Window XP start script before service

PC with Windows XP prof. controls small production line. On Windows start-up I want to backup production data (created last day) before system starts particular service and application. How to start ...
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1answer
1k views

Services manager for Debian to change whether a service starts onboot or not (mysql,apache,networking,network-manager,gdm,xdm,etc)

This question is about finding a GUI or ncurses or whatever services manager for a Debian desktop. Something like this: Mac example Windows example The ideas what it should do The thing should ...
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1answer
66 views

Startup items windows 7/8

In msconfig, when exactly do the "services" and "startup" items get run? Do the services run on boot, and do the startup items run when the user logs in? Also do the startup items get started up for ...
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Speed up my fedora 16 startup

i am quite new to Linux, and recently i happily install fedora 16 on my Acer laptop, it was wonderful in the beginning, but now the startup becomes very lagging. i Google it and run the command ...
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1answer
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Different Services Configuration - Start up programs on Different Accounts - Windows 7 64bit

Can I make another account on my Windows Machine but with totally different configuration? eg. different startup programs, all services switched to manual on different accounts etc..
2
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1answer
155 views

Is there a way to run a service a set time after Windows starts?

I have a program that works as a service and works with the network on a low level. It appears that a service it starts too early, so I want to configure it so that it starts after Windows starts, ie ...
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1answer
255 views

Zombie services: How do I remove services that turn up in event viewer but not under services

I've had the same install of Windows XP since 2007, and its built up quite a bit of cruft over time. Its mostly not a problem, other than very slow post boot initialisation, and a whole load of errors ...
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2answers
871 views

Where can I find good documentation on “msconfig” and “services.msc” for Windows 7?

Running Windows 7 I'm trying to boost the startup speed of my computer and I'm going through "msconfig" and "services.msc" to disable some applications from starting up automatically when the ...
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1answer
108 views

Enable MySQL at system startup

I'm running a ubuntu 10.04 box. I want to enable Mysql on startup. Typically, I used the following command: #update-rc.d mysql defaults Mysql still doesn't start when system boots. Suggestions?
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2answers
114 views

Are startup items, services, and scheduled tasks the only things that run without my explicit involvement?

On a virgin out-of-the-box Windows machine, and before making any Internet connection, if I wish to remove or disable any applications that might run without my explicit consent, is it sufficient to ...
2
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3answers
458 views

Can Windows standard user change service startup type?

I would like to know if Windows standard user can normally change service startup type and how to prevent it. A customer reports that on Windows 7 (64-bit) he was able to change startup type from ...
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0answers
112 views

Block writing in sections of registry run, services, drivers

I'm looking for a program block (ask me for permission) writing in sections of registry Run (RunOnce), Services, Drivers. Before I used Ad-Aware 1.06, but now it's out of date. New versions Ad-Aware ...
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2answers
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How do I prevent Linux services from auto-starting?

I have recently migrated from Windows to Linux (xubuntu) I am a developer and have installed everything I need, LAMP. In Windows I used to turn off all unnecessary services - I don't need the Apache ...
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2answers
737 views

Don't want IIS to autostart

I am using Windows Vista Ultimate, and in my current setup the IIS (webserver) starts up every time I start my computer. How can I turn it off so IIS don't start on start up?
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4answers
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Windows XP “automatic” services not starting

I have a fresh install of WinXP. The main problem is that every time I start it up, I have to go into Administrative Tools and start the needed services, such as DCOM, RTP, DHCP, etc etc. The only ...
0
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4answers
195 views

Start Windows Application whenever Windows is Started

Is there anyway to start a windows application whenever windows is started ( i.e., when the OS loads but before I log in)?