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Identify Processes Running Upon Login?

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    Windows 8.1

    Identify Processes Running Upon Login?

    Lately, and I'm not sure if I'm noticing it for the first time, after I login and access my desktop from the touch screen, I can't access any programs until after a few seconds (maybe 10-15). Is it possible there are background programs running that are interfering here? If so is there a way to identify what those are, besides task manager?

    I have Classic Shell installed on my laptop (Asus touch) because the Windows 8 interface is horrid, so I'm not sure if that's doing anything. I did also have rainmeter installed but I have that disabled. Hope this helps.

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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10

    right click start flag. task manager, startup
    you may have to select more details at the bottom left
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  3. #3

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    Win 8.1.1 Pro x64

    You can use CCleaner, Tools - Windows - Startup, also check Scheduled Tasks.
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