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Unwanted Start-up Programs?


spuds
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The computer appears to be getting a little slow on Start-up, and perhaps removing some programs might help. But which ones to remove?.

In the Start-up list, it give the following: Abode ARM - Abode Reader Speed Launcher - BcMfcWind + Control Center 3 (Which are for a Brother printer) - Search Settings (?) - Sun Java Update Sched - ZoneAlarm Client - CTFMON.Exe (?)- MSMSGS (?) - McAfee Security Scan Plus Ink.

Whats would be your advice to the above ?.

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rawprawn

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You can untick all of them except Zone Alarm

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rawprawn

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CTFMON

MSMSGS is windows messenger

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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Rawprawn is correct the only one in that list you need on start up is ZoneAlarm However you do not appear to have any AV or antimalware running at startup.

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spuds

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Thanks guys, very much appreciated.

I have Avast that runs and automatically updates on start-up. MalwareBytes is used as a scan when required.

While I use ZoneAlarm, the 'Client' as got me confused?.

I'll have a search as to 'Client- CTFMON - MSMSGS' and see how they came to be in the Start-up, and add to the knowledge curve!.

Ticked as resolved.

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