1.    22 Mar 2016 #1
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    Unknown program in Task Manager-Startup Programs

    I am using Windows 10 Home up-to-date. Just found this entry (Program) in my Task Manager-Startup Programs. It has no identification except 'Program' . On right click it doesn't show any properties or location just the enable or disable button. I have disabled it but am just curious as to what I can do to remove this program. Thanks for any info I can get on this.

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  2.    22 Mar 2016 #2
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paliser326 View Post
    On right click it doesn't show any properties or location just the enable or disable button.
    When you click on Enabled, you will probably get the error message.
    In that case, the exe is most likely deleted and this is just a leftover.
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  3.    22 Mar 2016 #3
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    Hi everyone, thanks for your help. I guess maybe I sent rather a confusing image as I was really talking about the startup item called 'Program' outlined in dark blue at the bottom of the image. Sorry for any confusion that I may have caused. Would like to get rid of this entry in start up.

    Thanks also for the information about Flexera common software manager, it was another program I wanted to get rid of as I believe it was from Paint Shop Pro from Jasc but it doesn't appear anywhere when you try to uninstall it.
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  4.    22 Mar 2016 #4
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    From task manager, right click on the title and select command line. The path of "Program" is probably set incorrectly in the registry.
    To remove from startup. Download: WhatInStartup - Disable/delete programs at Windows startup
    Unzip and run, high lite the item then delete the selected item.
    Last edited by topgundcp; 22 Mar 2016 at 14:07.
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