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Dell Startup

Discussion in 'Dell' started by hard08, Jun 24, 2011.

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  1. hard08

    hard08 Newbie

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    I am looking to disable some of the startup items on my inspiron 15R but i am not sure which ones i need and dont need.

    IDT PC audio
    synaptics pointing device driver
    DW WLAN card wireless network tray applet
    intel (R) common user interface
    ESET smart security
    super anti spyware
    IAStorIcon
    Acrobat Assitant 8.0
    Adobe Acrobat Speed Launcher
    Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager
    Microsoft office 2010
    bit torrent
    daemon tools lite
    dell webcam central
    dell support centre
    roxio burn
    divx update
    google update
    windows live messenger
    microsoft office 2010
    quick set
    bluetooth software
    dell dock

    which ones should i disable?
    thanks!
     
  2. dave-p

    dave-p Notebook Deity

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    Tough question depends on what programs your using, but the ones in red are programs that will not effect the basic operation of the laptop.

    If your not using the Dell Dock you could disable that one as well, along with Bluetooth,

    if your using the bit torrents then enable them.
     
  3. floofy

    floofy Notebook Enthusiast

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    disabling all those programs wouldn't effect any basic operations. But like you said, it depends which one you use. Personally, I would choose everything you did except for the updates. Would also disable Microsoft Office, Roxio Burn, Webcam Central, all the docks, and Windows Live Messenger.
     
  4. HCW

    HCW Notebook Deity

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    IDT PC audio = Needed
    synaptics pointing device driver= Needed
    DW WLAN card wireless network tray applet= Not Needed
    intel (R) common user interface = Not Needed
    ESET smart security = Keep
    super anti spyware= Remove could cause problems
    IAStorIcon= Not Needed
    Acrobat Assitant 8.0= Not Needed
    Adobe Acrobat Speed Launcher= Not Needed
    Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager= Not Needed
    Microsoft office 2010= Not Needed
    bit torrent= Remove there are better ways to get your music


    daemon tools lite = Not Needed see above
    dell webcam central= Not Needed
    dell support centre= Not Needed
    roxio burn= Not Needed
    divx update= Not Needed
    google update= Not Needed
    windows live messenger= Not Needed
    microsoft office 2010= Not Needed
    quick set = Not Needed
    bluetooth software= Not Needed
    dell dock= Not Needed
     
  5. atbnet

    atbnet Notebook Prophet

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    These are the only ones I'd leave:

    IDT PC audio
    synaptics pointing device driver
    DW WLAN card wireless network tray applet
    intel (R) common user interface
    ESET smart security
    super anti spyware
    quick set
    dell dock - only if you use it

    Additionally, if you use CCleaner you could just delete the entries completely. Otherwise you might get some duplicates like you have with Microsoft Office 2010.
     
  6. Rykoshet

    Rykoshet Notebook Deity

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    Pirate is such a hard word...
     

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