What is Startup Edit Startup Edit is a small program that might come in handy when it comes to: Preventing (spyware) programs from running behind your back without your knowledge. Maximizing your system resources by removing unwanted programs from starting with Windows. Decreasing the time taken by Windows to load. Why is it useful This fully working program enables you to control what should and should not load automatically with Windows. This way, you eliminate viruses, worms, and spyware threats which might take advantage of this feature. It loads itself every time you start your PC and starts recording activities (loggers, spyware), or looks for anything that destroys your valuable data (viruses).