startup utilities

Hidden Start – added 9/23/2008

Hidden Start is a small startup manager that allows console applications and batch scripts to be started without any windows in the background. It can start multiple applications in the specified order and handle UAC privilege elevation under Windows Vista.

ubSpawn – added 10/16/2007

ubSpawn gives you a small and simple application to manage an unlimited number of files and folders for quick access. It’s especially suited for portable applications on USB drives or mobile mediums. The program was inspired from the excellent program starter application PStart, so that users could switch easily to ubSpawn. In the future, ubSpawn will contain small helpers and some nice security features for working with portable applications on mobile drives more comfortable. ubSpawn is a “green” application, which basically means, that this program does not use the registry and does not modify the system in a way you don’t like.

StartupRun – added 1/24/2007

The StartupRun startup utility displays the list of all applications that are loaded automatically when Windows boots. For each application, additional information is displayed (Product Name, File Version, Description, and Company Name), in order to allow you to easily identify the applications that are loaded at Windows startup. if StartupRun identifies a spyware or adware program that runs at startup, it automatically paints it in pink color. In addition, you are allowed to Edit, disable, enable and delete the selected startup entries. You can also save the list of startup items into a text or html files, and even add a new startup entry to the registry.

Arrange Startup – added 10/11/2006

Arrange Startup classifies all of your programs that are executed at startup as system programs, suspicious applications that can be viruses and the programs that are not necessary for startup. It happens very often that the applications that can be executed when needed, form part of the startup list wasting hardware resources after each startup.

Boot-US – added 5/31/2005

Boot-US is an universal boot manager. It allows you to easily use of all your existing operating systems completely independent of each other. The boot manager can be comfortably installed directly under Windows.

Startup Inspector – added 3/4/2006

Startup Inspector for Windows helps both novice and expert user manage Windows startup applications. Startup Inspector for Windows can thus provide a consultative information on the programs that are running at your Windows startup process. Whether a program is necessary to the system, or is the program a spyware.

XOSL – added 1/16/2006

XOSL is the best graphical boot manager that can dual boot over 30 various operating systems on a single disk all from one convenient interface.

StartupMonitor – added 12/21/2005

StartupMonitor works as a small utility that runs in the background and watches for applications attempting to register themselves to run at Windows startup.

StartupCpl – added 12/12/2005

Startup Control Panel is a nifty control panel applet that allows you to easily configure which programs run when your computer starts. It’s simple to use and, like all my programs, is very small and won’t burden your system. A valuable tool for system administrators!

Startup Control Panel – added 3/7/2005

Startup Control Panel helps you control all actions that happen when windows starts up. It can disable and/or move items started from the start menu (For Current and All Users on NT/2000/XP) and the windows registry.

Starter – added 6/18/2004

Starter offers us yet another startup manager. As a primary purpose, Starter allows one to view and manage all the programs that are starting automatically whenever operating system is loading. It enumerates all the hidden registry entries, startup folders’ items and some of the initialization files, so that the user could choose to temporarily disable selected entries, edit them, create new, or delete them permanently.

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