Microsoft Autoruns will show you which programs are set to run during login or system bootup.
This utility includes all-inclusive knowledge of all auto-starting locations of any startup monitor. For organizational purposes, it displays those entries in the order Windows processes them. These specific programs include ones located in your startup folder, Run, RunOnce, as well as other Registry keys. You can easily configure Autoruns to display other locations as well, including Explorer shell extensions, browser helper objects, toolbars, auto-start services, Winlogon notifications, and more. Autoruns surpasses the MSConfig utility bundled with Windows.
Autoruns' provides help with the Hide Signed Microsoft Entries option enabling you to focus in on third-party auto-starting images that have been added to your system. Also part of this useful download package is a command-line equivalent which is able to output in CSV format, Autorunsc.
You'll probably be surprised at how many executables are launched automatically.
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