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how to start up items only when laptop plugged in

I'm running windows 8.1 (but that shouldn't matter) on a laptop and was wondering if it would be possible to modify the startup process in a way that: Certain programs ONLY start when you're plugged ...
0
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2answers
39 views

Windows 7 won't start up

Can anyone help me fix my problem? My laptop has a windows 7 os and it won't start, and it has an status code of 0xc00000e9. I'm looking for system repair after the bios boot but there is not. It also ...
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1answer
26 views

Opening Alternative exe to explorer for Specific User

I'm looking to prevent explorer.exe from loading for a specific user and load an alternative application. I've seen many examples of how this can be completed here for example: Can you disable ...
0
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0answers
22 views

Unable to burn Windows ISO from Fedora

First of all, English is not my native tongue, so apologies for any mistakes. My computer recently started prompting that it can't launch Windows successfully. So I just choose start Windows ...
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0answers
45 views

Computer not starting, when trying to load startup repair remains on black screen

I've been having trouble with my computer lately. Mainly getting lots of blue screen shutdowns but appear to be fine once I run startup repair and boot it again. I saved the info about the bluescreen ...
0
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1answer
47 views

Intel PROSet/Wireless services on startup

I'm trying to figure out what services I don't need on startup because I don't use most of these programs. I remember about a year ago I went to the intel website and did one of those driver update ...
0
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0answers
37 views

Data Recovery for laptop hard drive windows 7 connected via usb

I would be grateful if you can assist me with a bit of an urgent problem (for me!) I have a Lenova laptop and windows would not start and nor would it allow the repair function to repair and restart ...
1
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1answer
138 views

Windows 7 (64 bit) SP1 stuck on welcome screen with wmi error

My desktop (Intel i5 @ 3.10 ghz, 8 gb ram, 1 gb nvidia graphics card, Dell s2240L full HD monitor) that runs Win 7 (64 bit) SP1 gets stuck on each startup on welcome screen after I enter the password. ...
0
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0answers
131 views

Windows 7 x64 Startup repair infinite loop

Last night my windows PC took a significantly longer than normal to shut down and appeared slower than usual this morning (slow start-up, hanging). After a reboot, it appears I'm not longer able to ...
1
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1answer
44 views

How do you run a command at computer boot (win7)?

I wanted to run certain commands once the computer boots (at the log in screen). Would this be possible?
0
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1answer
53 views

PC stack on boot/bios

A friend's PC is stuck on boot/bios. When he starts the PC it is stuck on picture #1. Then when clicking ESC it gets to picture #2 and nothing happnes (key clicks have no effect). It seems like the ...
0
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2answers
30 views

How to put a script in windows start so that it runs before log in

I need to put a script in Windows 7, so that it runs before the any user has logged on to the computer. The script needs to keep on running after logging in by any user. So, the script runs as long ...
0
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0answers
40 views

Stop a specific program from starting by default for a specific user

I've looked around here, and I have found a few articles on how to do the flip side of what I need, which is starting specific programs by default without UAC prompt for specific users, but not how to ...
0
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1answer
36 views

Put an item in Startup folder without admin rights

I need to put a script in windows 7 (Enterprise) at startup after the login, but I don't have the admin rights. We need to put it for all users who use this computer. I share a computer at work ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Windows7: how to put an item in startup directory without Admin rights

I share my work computer with 3 other employees. It would be very helpful to run a script at startup for all of us. It is a big company, and there is a lot of red tape for everything!!! So, we ...
0
votes
2answers
60 views

The startup sequence of a program

I have a program that auto start when I logon windows 7. I cannot remove it. Is there any method to know the starting process of a program? I want to trace the starting process and remove it. I can ...
1
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0answers
169 views

Win7 Welcome Screen lock up and BlackSOD even after System Recovery

I'm not an IT tech but very computer savvy and the goto guy for family, friends and colleagues when they have computer questions or issues. System Information: Stock Best Buy Lenovo IdeaPad B570 ...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

How do I make my laptop to startup much quicker?

Every time when I turn my DELL Inspiration Laptop on, it takes a while for me to wait for all of the things to load it up before I can use anything on my laptop. HELP !!!! Thanks.
0
votes
1answer
62 views

Windows 7 doesn't start up after updating

I updated my windows 7 32-bit machine but after some restarting now it doesn't start up. That is it doesn't show the desktop screen. I tried to repair it using Start up Repair but it can't fix the ...
0
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3answers
183 views

Application/service causing slow startup of Windows 7

When I start up Windows 7 Professional on my laptop, it starts OK, but after login it takes a long time to show the desktop, 3-4 minutes of waiting with a black screen and hourglass. After that it ...
0
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2answers
83 views

Is there any way to check the Disk I/O that happens after startup and the duration for each task?

I am trying to troubleshoot a hard freeze of my computer (Windows 7) after startup. After 3-4 seconds after the user login screen, the OS freezes: Pressing the Windows button at the keyboard doesn't ...
0
votes
1answer
122 views

How can I add an item to the Startup list in MSConfig?

I've got a small console application that runs some SVN commands on a number of folders that I run first thing in the morning. Is it possible to add this to the list of things Windows runs at startup? ...
0
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0answers
97 views

Windows 7 Splash Screen Delay

Recently, there is a quite noticeable delay on the splash screen (the animation where 4 pieces of color dots combine together into a Windows logo) during startup. Normally it only takes ~5 secs before ...
1
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1answer
696 views

Windows 7 always boots into Startup Repair

A friend's laptop was experiencing extreme difficulties, after trying to the debug the problems the laptop began booting into Startup Repair instead of the OS, even without the installation disk. How ...
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votes
1answer
355 views

how do i fix this, it appears each time Windows 7 starts. [duplicate]

This is the message that appears at startup. there was a problem starting c:\users\name\appdata\local\conduit\backgroundcontainer\backgroundcontainer.dll the specifiedmodule could not be found. ...
1
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0answers
154 views

How to fix bluescreen in windows 7 with multi-boot?

I have HP laptop 6730S with two Operating systems : Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit Centos 6.4 64Bit The GRUB2 is not installed in MBR, use Windows' bootloader. After I choose Windows in the start, ...
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votes
1answer
267 views

Computer Hangs at Startup Screen

I recently updated my win7 HP Pavilion p6000 PC and it sort of hanged halfway while shutting down (part of the updating process) so I used the button to manually turn it off. Now I can't get my PC ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

Deleting Windows.old when disk cleanup fails

I have an old Windows installation file, Windows.old and I want to get rid of it. I have tried to get ownership of it, didn't help. Have tried disk cleanup, again this didn't help. Disk cleanup just ...
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votes
1answer
613 views

Autorun .bat file with no admin rights in Windows 7

I want to try to run .bat file just after loading windows 7 system, but the problem is that i have no rights of admin and the UAC is on. Is that possible? Or maybe is it possible to write the program ...
6
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2answers
649 views

Where are disabled autostart programs stored? Somewhere in the registry?

I know that the programs that run with Windows are stored in the registry under (inn both HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE and HKEY_CURRENT_USER): - /Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Run - ...
1
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0answers
102 views

On startup: play ppt slideshow on secondary screen in fullscreen

I intend to have a slideshow running on my secondary screen upon startup (once the user is logged in). Preferably a slideshow displaying a PowerpointPresentation, but a slideshow with PDF might do as ...
0
votes
2answers
249 views

After 5 minutes desktop boot, some program(s) starts on Windows 7

The system is Windows 7, 32 bits. I have started only Thunderbird, Skype, 7 Sticky Notes and Look'n'Stop firewall. 5 minutes after system boot and full desktop load, I get a busy cursor, the windows ...
0
votes
2answers
259 views

What to do when “msconfig” cannot stop an app from starting?

I'm using Windows 7, 64 bit, I'm having an issue with Private Tunnel, it's a VPN application. It keeps starting when Windows start, even though it's not supposed to. These are the only apps that are ...
2
votes
1answer
83 views

Error after starting Windows 7

Every time I start windows 7,I get the following error: What is this and how can I solve it?
0
votes
1answer
150 views

Windows 7 will not boot normally

Windows will not boot normally, or rather will not boot all the way. When it boots it will almost reach the logon screen, getting to where it says "Please wait", then it will flicker back and forth ...
3
votes
1answer
214 views

Why is there a very long 6 second delay in start of Curl

I did a full install of Cygwin on my Windows 7 x64 machine. After each machine reboot, Curl can take around 6 seconds to start (even if no command line options were specified). On subsequent uses of ...
1
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3answers
144 views

How can I tell what is opening a file on boot (if not in Startup folder)? [duplicate]

Is there a way to definitively tell what application is attempting to open a file on startup (if it is not in the Startup folder)? For example, when I boot my PC, I see the following message: My ...
0
votes
1answer
269 views

Enabling OnBoard Lan hangs Windows 7 at startup screen

Im having windows7 32 bit, it just happened out of sudden my system hanged, I forcibly cut off the power and rebooted. At the startup screen where the four balls appear forming windows, my system ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

A “clip” or active webpage on desktop/sidebar with admin access/macro

Hopefully I explain this well. I commonly log into a support system that keeps track of active tickets. Instead of navigating to the support page, logging in, and posting a query for new tickets, ...
1
vote
3answers
605 views

How can I run the programs in my startup folder only on certain days of the week?

I have a few programs in my startup folder (in Windows 7) that I ONLY want to run on weekdays. (Preferably I only want to run those during office hours.) How can I do this? Is there something simple ...
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votes
2answers
402 views

Windows 7 startup failed

I have a Dell laptop with an i3CORE processor, I don't know much about the other specs. Over the last period of time, it sometimes freezed during start up or during working on it, restarting the ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to have Lotus Notes go to Inbox after log into Windows

I am trying to setup Lotus Notes 8.5.3 to do the following Launch when I log into Windows Sign in (my Windows password is the same as Notes) Go to the Mail tab and go to the Inbox For the last ...
1
vote
1answer
234 views

How do I power on my .vmx file using command line? (Windows 7)

I have a desktop shortcut with the following Target: "C:\VMWareWorkstation.exe" start "C:/dsl.vmx" This opens VMware Workstation with the file ready to be used, However it does not POWER ON the ...
0
votes
0answers
260 views

After BSOD Windows 7 gets stuck on startup screen, Startup Repair also gets stuck

Here is a screenshot of the Startup Repair screen. Nothing appears besides the arrow. It's been stuck for around 30 minutes. Is there any point continuing? If not, what should I try instead? I ...
2
votes
2answers
380 views

CCleaner Disable and Enable Startup Programs

I am working on a program for work which includes a startup manager. I have it to where the user can delete startup entries for programs, but it cannot disable startup entries. With the CCleaner ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

VMware - Startup in Unity Mode

I can't figure out how to get VMware to start up in unity mode. Is this possible? I want the guess OS to startup in unity mode, with selected application(s). I am using VMware workstation on the the ...
3
votes
4answers
3k views

Command prompt as SYSTEM user (Win 7)

How can I get a command prompt as the SYSTEM user on Windows 7? Context: I'm testing a computer startup script and I need to figure out the behavior of a command when run as SYSTEM rather than my ...
0
votes
0answers
363 views

Macbook pro won't boot after boot camp attempt

So, I have a macbook pro 15" and tried to install windows 7 on it using boot camp, the instalation succeded and windows 7 loaded the first time fine, i've then installed the apple drivers on it and on ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

How to find drivers that are loading on startup?

How can I find what drivers are being loaded on a Windows 7 x64 startup? I've seen a couple apps that show what programs are being run via registry entries and Startup folder, but I'm not sure how to ...
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votes
3answers
4k views

Unidentified “Launching Application” window on startup

This question pertains to Windows 7. I'm not sure what has changed in my configuration, but now I have a window that pops up momentarily during my boot sequence that says "Launching Application", ...