fbpx

Frustrated With Apps That Open When You Turn On Your PC?

Are you tired of having to close all those apps that automatically start up every time you turn on your computer? Did you know there’s a way to disable them so they don’t open at start-up? It’s simpler than you may think – read on to find out how.
In this video from Alltek we learn how to turn off apps that automatically startup when you turn on your computer.

Frustrated With Apps That Open When You Turn On Your PC?

There’s very little that’s as frustrating as technology that doesn’t work quite the way you want it to. Even when it’s working properly, the default configuration of your computer and its software can make it so that it operates in a way you’d rather it didn’t.

Case in point – when you turn on your computer, do a number of the applications automatically open up? This can be frustrating, especially if you don’t actually need those applications to open at that time. It’s often the case that these apps take a while to start up properly, and then require you to address a pop-up or an update, or something else that takes up even more of your time.

Furthermore, if you’re using an older computer, with a hard disk drive, the start-up process can be made a lot longer by having to add applications to the workload. It could be the case that you’re waiting 10 – 15 minutes or even longer to get started on your work, just because of these applications.

Wouldn’t you prefer it if no applications automatically opened when you turned on your computer? Or at least, just the ones you need?

Click PLAY below to watch the latest Alltek Tip video, all about choosing which applications you want to automatically startup when you turn on your computer:

How To Choose Which Applications Automatically Open At Start-Up

  1. On your PC, go to the search bar in the bottom left corner.
  2. Enter and select “startup apps”
  3. Review the list, and select any apps you want to disable from automatic startup

It’s that simple – as with most things IT-related, it’s just a matter of knowing where to look. Optimizing your user experience just comes down to having a little extra knowledge.

Remember, as always, there are often a number of customizable options in your user experience. To take advantage of them, you just have to take a little time to learn more about how they work, and what’s available to you.

Like this article? Check out the following blogs to learn more:

Managed IT Services Pricing (Questions/Answers)

Should I Use DuckDuckGo Instead Of Google? (Questions/Answers)

Securing the IoT Network in Your Healthcare Facility

Subcribe To Our Blog

Latest Blogs

What Are Cybersecurity Analytics, And How Can They Benefit My Business?
5 Conference Room Technologies Your Meeting Room Needs
8 Benefits of VoIP Systems for Your Business’s Remote Workforce
Microsoft Delve: How to Use Delve to Increase Productivity and Gain Insights