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task manager startup blank ?

  1. #1


    Posts : 7
    windows 8.1

    task manager startup blank ?


    hy guys,

    bought asus s400ca laptop last week with win 8 on it,when i checked start up in taskmanager it is blank and says "there areno start up items to display " even though there are many programs starting.I updated to win 8.1 through microsoft store,and still blank start up.Ive tried entering start up folder but there already 1 there C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup ,also i tried sfc/scannow,also 3rd party software wont stop start up rograms ,i used cc cleaner and auturuns
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  2. #2


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Try:

    Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

    in administrator command prompt.

    Then run sfc again.

    Post back with results please.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 7
    windows 8.1


    Thx for reply bailey,il try it out
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    Posts : 7
    windows 8.1


    I tried that command you gave me and it said it reapaired currupt data.I am currently running a 120gb ssd no,i did samsung data migration,but i could not view start up programs when hdd was in either,so i dont think it ssd as i put back in old hdd and still same problem.Im not 100 percent sure had i this problem before windows 8 to 8.1 upgrade as i was only running windows 8 for 1-2 hours in total and upgraded to 8.1 when i got laptop.just annoying all these programs starting on start up,autoruns can see some of them ie samung magicaian etc and cant stop them starting either
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    windows 8.1


    this is what i see in autoruns even though bluetooth starting,asus update ,avg etc
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Maybe try Ccleaner:

    Download CCleaner 4.09.4471 - FileHippo.com

    It shows startup programs:

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    Posts : 7
    windows 8.1


    Have tryed cc cleaner,its shows programs,but when i disable them,they still start,im lost what to do,might just buy copy of win 8 and install,just annoying as its happening laptop since day 1 and very little info about it on net
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  8. #8


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by remydegreat View Post
    Have tryed cc cleaner,its shows programs,but when i disable them,they still start,im lost what to do,might just buy copy of win 8 and install,just annoying as its happening laptop since day 1 and very little info about it on net
    Sorry.
    I didn't see that in your first post.
    My mind gets a little fuzzy at times.

    You could try a refresh or restore before buying win 8.

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    Or since it is still under warranty, you could take it back to the store & get another one.
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  9. #9


    Posts : 7
    windows 8.1


    I tryed system refresh and system recovery,but says theres no recovery partition,i also did install back to win 8,and still no start up programs,i usally find answers on net but theres noting,thx for your help all the same
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  10. #10


    Posts : 7
    windows 8.1


    I reinstalled windows 8,anf start up working,so im guessing windows 8.1 upgrade did it,if i upgrade to 8.1 again will it cause same problem you think
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