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MSConfig Cleanup for Windows

By VirtuozaFreeUser Rating

Key Details of MSConfig Cleanup

  • Enable or disable programs starting along with your system.
  • Last updated on February 15, 2011
  • There have been 9 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)

Editors' Review

Download.com staff
Don't let its simple appearance fool you; this application effectively removes unwanted entries from Windows' start-up program list. Unlike Windows' system config, this program not only disables or enables selected entries, it also removes them completely from the list. MS Config Cleanup directly scans your computer and displays entries from the start-up program list. You may not be impressed by this tool's straightforward interface, but it will surely help you remove those pesky unwanted program entries easily and effectively. We find this freeware useful and best suited to advanced users, since novices might remove sensitive items from the system's start-up program list.

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Full Specifications

November 8, 2007
Latest update
February 15, 2011
Operating System
Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 10, Windows XP, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements
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Developer's Description

Enable or disable programs starting along with your system.

MSConfig a tool coming with Windows, includes a basic start-up manager, which allows you to enable/disable auto-start programs. It does not however allow you to completely remove an entry from the list. This is where MSConfig Cleanup comes in. It scans the start-up configurations and allows you to remove any item that has been previously disabled via MSConfig.