1. Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       3 Weeks Ago #1

    stop Notepad from running at startup


    Notepad opens whenever I start my Dell EliteBook. I want to prevent Notepad from opening at this time. I've tried using the Startup tab in Task Manager and the Startup function in CCleaner. Does anyone have other fixes to suggest? I've attached screen capture to show my desktop after Startup.
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  2. Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 268
    Windows 10 Home
       3 Weeks Ago #2

    Cynthia Rullan,

    Welcome to the Forum!

    Take a look at the following, particularly Option 2 or Option 3:

    Startup Items - Add, Delete, Enable, Disable in Windows 10

    Option 2 will require this:
    Hidden Files, Folders, and Drives - Show in Windows 10
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


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