If your computer is running slow, the problem is usually due to Apps starting up with the computer and continuing to run in background. You can find below the steps to Prevent Apps from opening at Startup in Windows 10.
Prevent Apps from Opening at Startup in Windows 10
This can often lead to problems like delayed startup, slowing down of the computer and the computer getting stuck or frozen due to High CPU and RAM usage.
Hence, Windows 10 provides multiple ways to prevent Apps and programs from automatically starting up with the computer and using up resources by running in background.
1. Stop Startup Programs Using Settings
Go to Settings > Apps > Select Startup in the left-pane. In the right-pane, disable Startup programs by moving the toggle next to the Apps to OFF position.
2. Disable Startup Programs Using Task Manager
An easy way to stop any App or Program from automatically starting up with the computer is by using Task Manager.
1. Right-click on the Start button and select Task Manager in the WinX menu.
2. On Task Manager screen, switch to Startup Tab, select the Program that you want to prevent from starting and click on the Disable button.
Note: If you cannot see the Startup Tab, click on More Details option located at the bottom left corner of your screen.
3. Repeat the above steps to prevent other Programs from starting up with the computer.
Note: If the “Disable” button is greyed out or unavailable, you need to login with you Admin Account.
2. Remove Apps from Startup Folder in Windows 10
Another way to Disable Startup Programs in Windows 10 is by removing them from the Startup Folder on your computer.
1. Right-click on the Start button and click on Run. In the Run Command window, type shell:startup and click on OK to open the Startup Folder on your computer.
2. In the Startup Folder, right-click on the Program that you want to prevent from opening at startup and click on Delete.
Once the program is removed from Startup Folder, it will no longer bother you by automatically starting with your computer and running in background.