Most of the times user prefer to disable startup items to decrease CPU load of the PC. While doing this i found that many of the programs i uninstalled are still there in startup tab. For example i uninstalled Free download manager, but its still there in list of startup items as FDM in the list.
Solution 2 – Remove Uninstalled Items from the startup Tab in Task manager
1] Download AutoRun from Microsoft Official website.
2] Extract it and Run it.
3] Right click on Autoruns.exe and run as administrator.
3] Now, Click on Logon tab
4] uncheck the program you do not want in the startup items list.
5] Now, Go to the following path given below using file explorer address bar. (Just copy and paste these paths in address bar of file explorer.)
6] Now, delete the unwanted startup program shortcut from this directory.
7] Again , Go to the following path given below using file explorer address bar.
8] Now, delete the startup programs from there also.
1] Press windows key + R together in your Keyboard to open RUN.
2] Now, Type Regedit in it .
3] Hit enter to open registry editor.
4] Once the registry editor opens up , browse to the following location.
5] Now, Delete the Item from the left to get rid of the item from the startup Items.
Similarly locate and delete items from these locations also.
Thats it. Hope it solves your Problem.
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