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deleting programs running the background

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by arnold ziffle, Aug 14, 2008.

  1. arnold ziffle

    arnold ziffle aka dingle

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    i had a tech guy over to look at my laptop . when he looked i had 178 programs running in the background. he showed me how to do it but i didnt write it down. as i recall it was only a few clicks. any help will be greatly appreciated.
     
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    sticks

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    If you are running Windows XP, press Ctrl-Alt-Delete, and the Task Manager will pop up. You can also right click on the Taskbar, then left click on Task Manager.

    If you want to use MSCONFIG, go here for instructions:

    http://www.netsquirrel.com/msconfig/msconfig_xp.html
     

  3. arnold ziffle

    arnold ziffle aka dingle

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    thank you . that was what i was looking for.
     
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    Washington D.C.

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