Startup Commander lets you select which programs, services, and drivers start automatically when you start your computer. You can reduce startup and shutdown times, as well as improve the overall computer performance by disabling or removing unnecessarystartup items.


You edit Startup
 Commander settings from the Startup Commander tool.

To edit Startup Commander settings:

      On the Optimize tab, click Startup Commander.

      Open the Edit menu and choose Options, or click the Options button.

      From the Search list, select a search engine.

      To change the file name display length, clear the Show long file name check box. By default, file names appear as long file names. You can display files with 8.3-character file names.

      To display a confirmation message when you apply changes, clear the Skip information notice after apply check box.

      To permit disabling drivers and services, select the Expert Mode - Allow drivers and services to be disabled check box.

WARNING:  DISABLING DRIVERS OR SERVICES CAN ADVERSELY AFFECT YOUR COMPUTER.

      To prevent a confirmation message from appearing when you disable a driver or service, select the Skip recommended warning when item changed to disabled check box.

      To restore the default Startup Commander settings, click Defaults.