What is Startup Manager?

As the name suggests, Startup Manager (aka st-m) is an open source startup manager for the Windows platform.

Startup Manager can:

  • Make programs start on logon (add items)
  • Rename existing items
  • Delete existing items
  • Disable existing items
  • Enable existing items
  • Create a batch file with programs that start in a certain order

Startup Manager supports:

  • Startup folders (all users and current user)
  • Registry sections
    • All the run and services sections (all and current user)
    • Computer sections: winlogon (userinit and shell) and BHO (browser helper objects)
  • Win.ini sections (load and run)

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Startup Manager is free software. It is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2. This means you are free to use it and to modify it, but if you distribute your modifications you must distribute the modified source code as well.

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