How To Disable Startup Programs In Windows 10


Running many programs simultaneously can make the system slow even in Windows 10 at the booting process (startup time). Often a user doesn't need to work on a particular program for a long time. So, he does not require that particular program to open at startup time.
The user should also remember that more programs, files, and folders running simultaneously at startup can cause a slowdown of the booting process which will be very irritating. Then you should know the procedure to disable the startup programs, files, and folders in Windows 10.
If you want to create or run the programs automatically at startup time in your laptop/PC then read this article on the topic of, "How To Run Programs, Files And Folders At Startup In Windows 10".
This tutorial will show you various ways on, how to disable the startup programs or apps, files, and folders in Windows 10.

Method 1 - Using Startup Folder

Step 1
From the Start menu, open the Run dialog box or you can Press the "Window + R" key to open the RUN window.
Step 2
Type "shell:startup" and press enter to open the "Startup" folder.
Run Command
Step 3
Select the added programs or apps, files, and folders that you want to remove.
Selectthe programs
Step 4
Simply delete it from the startup folder.
delete them

Method 2 - Using Taskbar

Step 1
Open the Task Manager in the following ways:
  • Click Start and type Task Manager. Then click Task Manager to open Task Manager Windows.
  • Press the "Windows + X" key, and click Task Manager to open it.
  • Press the "Ctrl + Alt + Delete" key to open it.
  • Press the "Ctrl+ Shift + Esc" key to open it.
Step 2
Click on Startup Tab and the list of various startup programs or apps, files and folders will appear on the screen.
click on startup tab
Step 3
Select the program or app that you want to disable.
select the app
Step 4
Right-click on it and click on Disable option.
click on disable option

Method 3 - Through Settings

Step 1
From the Start menu, select Settings.
Step 2
Select "Apps".
click on apps
Step 3
Click on "Startup" options.
click on startup option
Step 4
Here, the list of apps or programs, files and folders will be shown on the screen and then the user can disable them to run automatic start when logging in or booting up.
select the app to disable


By following any of the above methods, you can disable the programs or apps, files, and folders at startup in Windows 10.
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