Windows 10: Normal Start Up OR Selective Start Up Solved


  1. Posts : 577
    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 1709 (OS Build 16299.371)
       4 Weeks Ago #1

    Normal Start Up OR Selective Start Up


    Another thread prompted me to have a look see at msconfig. To my surprise I find I'm operating with "Selective Start UP:

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    Only twice has this machine been accessed by someone other than myself, 1. A Microsoft Tech (3rd party) for Office installation and 2. A Norton Tech to complete removal of Norton AV. With me watching both times and neither accessed msconfig. Can't understand why this machine would have left Dell with Selective Start Up. SO my question is: With no issues to the contrary, shouldn't I be on "Normal Start Up"? Comments are welcome. Thank you.
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  2. Posts : 28,550
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17650
       4 Weeks Ago #2

    Hello Clayton,

    If you have all items checked under "Select startup", it is the same as having "Normal startup" selected.

    "Normal startup" is selected by default. However, if you ever make any changes to this it won't stay selected and only "Selective startup" will afterwards.

    It's nothing to worry about.
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  3. Posts : 577
    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 1709 (OS Build 16299.371)
    Thread Starter
       4 Weeks Ago #3

    Hey, Thanks. It's been working fine like this for who knows how long. But lately my sanity is questionable (a Chemo Side Effect) and I just wanted a second opinion. On a good day I'll worry about things that really don't need my attention. I'll go ahead and mark this one "Solved".

    You have a good day and take care.
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  4. Posts : 28,550
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17650
       4 Weeks Ago #4

    You take care as well mate.
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  5.    4 Weeks Ago #5

    You've probably got some "startup" items disabled. Check the task manager.
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  6. Posts : 577
    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 1709 (OS Build 16299.371)
    Thread Starter
       4 Weeks Ago #6

    Yes I do @skcusime . Hadn't thought of that, Dropbox & OneDrive. Thanks, now I can quit wondering about this one and move on to wondering about something else.
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