1.    25 Mar 2016 #1
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    Cannot manage startup tasks?


    What's missing in this picture? Hint, I want to manage my startup tasks...

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  2.    26 Mar 2016 #2
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    There is a bit more going on compared to the screenshot of my task manager.
    Attachment 71492

    Any chance you're part of a group or something where the owner of it can edit things?
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  3.    26 Mar 2016 #3
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    Hello SOHO1,

    If you like, you may be able to manage your startup items using another option in the tutorial below for now.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
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  4.    26 Mar 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by axe0 View Post
    There is a bit more going on compared to the screenshot of my task manager.
    Attachment 71492

    Any chance you're part of a group or something where the owner of it can edit things?
    Yeah, I am the admin of this PC and don't understand where the menu went or why MSCONFIG is redirecting me (still haven't fully explored all the Win10 stuff.) I have a growing list of Win10 oddities compared to normal windows, not sure if this one was native or a result of some store app.
    Last edited by SOHO1; 26 Mar 2016 at 21:55.
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  5.    26 Mar 2016 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello SOHO1,

    If you like, you may be able to manage your startup items using another option in the tutorial below for now.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
    First three options failed, but it looks like CCleaner is here to save the day. CHEERS! Thanks, Brink!

    FOLLOWUP: I was running the old Task Manager (Would You Like The Windows 7 Task Manager Back? - Windows 10 Forums) and as a consequence did not realize I would lose the new Win10 feature of a Startup Tab on Task Manager. I HAVE NO IDEA what Microsoft was thinking in deprecating the MSCONFIG.exe functionality in Win10 (moving it to a Task Manager tab ) but now that I know, I can use CCleaner to either:
    A) turn off the old Task Manager to allow the new one to run so I can use it to manage startup items or
    B) just use CCleaner to manager my startup items
    Last edited by SOHO1; 26 Mar 2016 at 23:02.
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