Manage auto running programs in older Windows, with Startup Control Panel

If you are on old Windows versions, Startup Control Panel will let you add, remove, enable, disable, relocate programs that run when Windows starts.

StartUp Control creates a new applet in the Windows Control Panel, which you can use to add or remove programs in the StartUp folders of Windows. It will let you control not only common or user startup folders, but also the similar startup locations in the registry.

You can combine StartUp Control Panel with StartUp Monitor, a tool that Monitors whenever a program registers itself to the startup folders without asking you.

Startup Control Panel is not working well on Windows 7 or Vista, but you can use similar freeware, such as Starter or WhatInStartup.