Delete Item from Common "Startup" Folder on Windows 8

Q

How to delete an item of the common "Startup" folder on Windows 8? I don't want to this program to run at system startup time.

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A

On Windows 8 system, each item in the common "Startup" folder C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup represents a startup program that applies to all users on the system.

If you want to delete an item in the common "Startup" folder, you can follow these steps:

1. Go to the common "Startup" folder, C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup. If this folder is hidden on Windows Explorer, you can copy and paste the folder path into the folder path box.

2. Review items in the common "Startup" folder.

3. Right-mouse click on the item, "Microsoft Office" for example, you want to delete, and select "Delete" from the context menu. The selected startup program will be deleted.
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