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Everything from the start-up tab in task manager is gone!

  1. #11


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    Quote Originally Posted by Microbillgates View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by jds63 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Microbillgates View Post

    It was just saying that the items weren't readded. And no restore points. It was virtually a new install. Is there another way in which I can remove / add startup items? That's my main priority
    Bit confused by saying, no it happened before in Windows 8.1 ,so what is system using now ? Not a good idea to overlook this and figure different way to do it, need to resolve it instead.
    I'm using Windows 10 atm. Was hoping an upgrade to that would fix the issue, but it hasn't.
    Was not a good solution and Windows 10 officially comes out July 29,these are just previews !

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  2. #12


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    May need to then try either SFC plus DISM or refresh again.
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  3. #13


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    Quote Originally Posted by jds63 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Microbillgates View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by jds63 View Post

    Bit confused by saying, no it happened before in Windows 8.1 ,so what is system using now ? Not a good idea to overlook this and figure different way to do it, need to resolve it instead.
    I'm using Windows 10 atm. Was hoping an upgrade to that would fix the issue, but it hasn't.
    Was not a good solution and Windows 10 officially comes out July 29,these are just previews !
    Eh, I'll recreate this issue on tenforums, despite it happening on 8.1
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  4. #14


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    try this, yes Ten Forums is good suggestion, How to Add Programs, Files, and Folders to System Startup in Windows 8.1


    Try this ?
    Last edited by jds63; 22 Jul 2015 at 16:24.
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  5. #15


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    use this to see startup items possibly, ones missing too, check programs itslef that are missing from startup, go to there options to make sure they are starting if you want them too, remember too many startups not good for performance https://www.piriform.com/
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  6. #16


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    Downloading and installing now. Will report back
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  7. #17


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    It said that the ASUS apps and skype/steam were not enabled, when they clearly were starting up upon startup. So for now I have enabled them all and will see if they show themselves in taskmgr (will revert this change later).

    10:10 - Everything is enabled (temporary) but only 4 items are being show in taskmgr. The list should be showing ASUS, skype and steam but they're not there
    Last edited by Microbillgates; 22 Jul 2015 at 16:19. Reason: added info
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  8. #18


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    Did you try solution shown in post #14 how to add them ? Did check applications themselves for options to startup, first disable them, then renable them and reboot, see if that helps. Definitely know Steam has this in it's options. Either that or reinstall those apps, if skype part of windows not sure on that.

    Use sfc /scannow at admin command prompt, may help, won't hurt, also....

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  9. #19


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    Quote Originally Posted by jds63 View Post
    Did you try solution shown in post #14 how to add them ? Did check applications themselves for options to startup, first disable them, then renable them and reboot, see if that helps. Definitely know Steam has this in it's options. Either that or reinstall those apps, if skype part of windows not sure on that.
    I can't try your solution as I don't need to add programs. I'll tru disabling them and re-enabling them

    I just checked back into ccleaner and the apps there were "disabled", such as skype and steam, "disabled" themselves. Despite me hitting "enable" and restarting
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  10. #20


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    Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit


    I checked HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run and it only reports the 4 programs that show in taskmgr
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