Free Tool: Startup Programs

View list of Windows startup programs on remote computers with name, command, registry location and user


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Startup Programs   View list of Windows startup programs on remote computers with name, command, registry location and user

Troubleshooting Windows OS startup issues very often requires to view startup programs configured when Windows starts. Sometimes you just need to disable certain startup programs in Windows in order to substantially decrease startup times.

This free tool from Action1 can quickly generate a list of startup programs in real-time from multiple computers without using any PowerShell scripts (such as Get-CimInstance Win32_StartupCommand), WMI queries (wmic startup) or running the MSCONFIG tool manually. Once you determine where are startup programs in Windows on all of your endpoints, you can manage them accordingly, such as remove some startup programs or temporarily disable them.

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Startup Programs

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Installed Software
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Running Processes
    Show running processes on multiple remote computers with name, command line, creation date, description, executable path, process id and thread count
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Web Browsers
    Shows endpoints that have Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Internet Explorer or other web browsers installed, with install date, install location and version
Windows Services List
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Installed Windows Drivers
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Find more information on Startup Programs at Microsoft TechNet.