1.    05 Nov 2016 #1
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    How to ACTUALLY stop apps from auto-starting in the background?


    Windows 10 starts apps automatically in the background, so when you start the apps, they will launch faster.
    But I don't need that.

    The background apps settings in the Settings app don't change anything.

    Is there another workaround for that?

    Look at the Photos app, it uses a ridiculous amount of RAM.
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  2.    05 Nov 2016 #2
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  3.    05 Nov 2016 #3
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    I forgot to mention that I already tried these before,and obviously they didn't work. That's why I came here to ask.
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  4.    05 Nov 2016 #4
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    You could always go to services and either turn them to manual, delayed start or even disable them entirely I guess.

    Welcome to the forums btw
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  5.    07 Nov 2016 #5
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    But they're not services.
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  6.    07 Nov 2016 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by UltimatePOPCORN View Post
    But they're not services.
    @UltimatePOPCORN, They don't appear to be background processes either. You cropped your screenshot a bit too much to tell for sure, but the only way I can reproduce a screenshot that looks like yours is to actually run the Apps...

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    ...when (of course) they will need some memory. When closed, they don't appear in my Task Manager at all - either in the
    Apps (..) or Background processes (...) lists. Do you have them set to run at start-up? Look in Task Manager's Start-up tab, if that turns out to be the case you can disable them there.
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  7.    08 Nov 2016 #7
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    My startup tab only has the Realtek Audio Manager thingy, which I would keep.
    Same for scheduled tasks, I only have the system tasks and my own stuffs.

    Sometimes they appear in the task manager as background progresses, and I want to stop that from happening.
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  8.    09 Nov 2016 #8
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    go to app setting , click it . do not let it Auto- start . it works
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  9.    09 Nov 2016 #9
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    I already did that, and it didn't work.
    They still start as background processes.
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