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Windows 8 - How to configure the startup applications using Task Manager

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How to configure the startup applications using Task Manager


How to Launch the Task Manager

  1. Display the Charms menu by placing the cursor on the top right hand corner or bottom right hand corner
  2. Select “Search”
  3. Scroll to the right and select “Task Manager”
  4. Select More details
  5. Detail information of system is now display to the end user


Improve the Boot Performance using the Task Manager

  1. Select the “Startup” tab
  2. Right Click on application and choose “Disable” to disable a specific application from starting up during boot up
  3. Select “Enable” for a specific application to allow the application to startup during boot up
    Warning: Please choose carefully before disabling the application.  Some application may be important to startup during boot.  User can enable applications if it is disabled