Where the OS store the status of startup items in Task Manager

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  1. ciwei100000

    ciwei100000 MDL Novice

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    #1 ciwei100000, Oct 30, 2013
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    I can use windows task manager to enable or disable the startup items. But when I uninstall and reinstall the program, the related startup item re-appears with the same status of enable or disable as that before uninstalling. So, I wonder where does the system store the status information. I try to search the regedit but no results.

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    I mean the status (show in the pic) of the startup items rather than the items themselves. Please do not tell me about the "startup" folders or "HKLM\****\RUN" key.
     
  2. coleoptere2007

    coleoptere2007 MDL Guru

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    Don't know really what you mean but perhaps try run and type msconfig or in control panel/ administration tool / services if it's a service
     
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    #3 Tito, Oct 30, 2013
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    Code:
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
    – These programs automatically start when any user is logged in. It is used for all users on this computer
     
    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
    – The programs here automatically start when the current user logs in. It is used only for current logoned user.
     
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    ciwei100000 MDL Novice

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    Not the services. I post a pic. Can I modify the status through regedit (to enable or disable but not delete it)?
     
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    ciwei100000 MDL Novice

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    #6 ciwei100000, Oct 30, 2013
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    Thank you but do you know how to change their status manually?(not to delete them)

    Here I can find the startup items but no status information.
     
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    #7 abbodi1406, Oct 31, 2013
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    Enabled:
    Code:
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\StartupApproved\Run]
    "LManager"=hex:02,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00
    
    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\StartupApproved\Run]
    "IDMan"=hex:02,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00
    
    Disabled:
    Code:
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\StartupApproved\Run]
    "LManager"=hex:03,00,00,00,C8,7D,55,06,D2,D5,CE,01
    
    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\StartupApproved\Run]
    "IDMan"=hex:03,00,00,00,88,94,B8,85,D2,D5,CE,01
    
     
  7. ciwei100000

    ciwei100000 MDL Novice

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    #8 ciwei100000, Oct 31, 2013
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    Great! Thank you very much!