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Startup program entry details:


This page expands upon the information already available for this entry in the Pacman's Portal Windows start-up programs database.

User's choice - depends whether a user deems it necessary

For further information on how to identify and disable startup programs please visit the Introduction page.


Older, freeware version of the PTFB PRO (Push the Freakin' Button) utility from Technology Lighthouse - which "sits quietly in the system tray until a task comes up that it can help you with. It then springs to life taking care of repetitive tasks, eliminating workflow interruptions, restoring program preferences, responding to prompts and popups and so on"

Startup information:

Registry (Start → Run → regedit)

Common/User Startup (Start → All Programs → Startup)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

Windows Defender (Start → All Programs → Windows Defender → Tools → Software Explorer)

Log examples:

O4 - Startup: PTFB.lnk = C:\Program Files\Technology Lighthouse\PTFB\PTFB.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Push The Freakin Button] C:\Program Files\Push The Freakin Button\PTFB.exe

Other information:


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