Windows 10: stop Notepad from running at startup

  1.    12 Nov 2016 #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.    12 Nov 2016 #2

    Cynthia Rullan,

    Welcome to the Forum!

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

    Option 2 will require this:
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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