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How to configure the startup applications using Task Manager in Windows 8?

 How to configure the startup applications using Task Manager in Windows 8?

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  1. How to Launch the Task Manager
    1. Display the Charms menu by placing the cursor on the top right hand corner or bottom right hand corner.
    2. Select Search.
       
    3. Scroll to the right and select Task Manager.
       
    4. Select More details.
       
    5. Detailed information of system is now displayed.
       
  2. Enable or Disable startup applications using the Task Manager
    1. Select the Startup tab.
       
    2. Right click on application and choose Disable to disable a specific application from starting up during boot up.
       
    3. Select Enable for a specific application to allow the application to startup during boot up.
       Warning: Please choose carefully before disabling the application. Some applications may be important to startup during boot. User can enable applications if it is disabled.