Articles tagged: Windows startup

How Do I Change the Startup Order in Windows 10?

Changing the order of Startup items in Windows isn’t supported. Any techniques to attempt to do so are risky and error prone.

Tip of the Day: The Windows 10 Startup Sound

How Do I Fix the Master Boot Record (MBR)?

The MBR is one facet of a successful boot. Windows Startup Repair is a tool that addresses all of them.

How Do I Keep a Program from Loading at Startup?

Be careful what you disable from starting up with your computer. You might end up with unexpected results.

How Do I Prevent this Folder from Opening on Startup?

The symptom described is usually a leftover startup entry. Fortunately, there are some easy ways to remove this.

Is There a Way to Get a Notification Sound when Startup is Finished?

Starting up Windows is incredibly complex. While you may not be able run a completion sound, you might be able to add one near the end.

Installing Software Safely and with Minimal Impact

Installing software safely is something that I suspect many don’t really think about, even though installing software is something we do often. I’ll review some recommendations to minimize both impact and danger.