An introduction to computer audio
A lot of programs start automatically.
System Configuration gives you an overview.
You can access it using Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Administrative Tools
You can use this to disable programs and do a reboot.
An easy way to prevent programs from starting is using the Registry.
contain the programs that start when you power on the system.
You can add this locations to Favorites.
A good practice is to export this part of the Registry before you make any changes.
A simple way to prevent programs to start is to choose Modify
Simply add a ; in front of the value.
No need to clear it or to delete the entire key.
The most effective way to prevent a program from starting is to uninstall it.