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Posted on Apr 16, 2013 in Make Windows Faster, PC Maintenance | 0 comments

StartupDelayer Tutorial 1 – Installation

There are lots of cool widgets, desktop enhancements and other utilities available for Windows PC’s these days. If you simply can’t resist adding more programs to your desktop, you may have several programs all trying to start at once when your computer starts up. To speed up startup times, you can delay certain programs from loading, thus preventing several applications trying to start at once and all slowing each other down. To do this, use R2 Studios StartupDelayer. The new improved third version of this software features smart, automatic delaying of applications, taking the guesswork out of configuring the software.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to install StartupDelayer. To begin, download the latest version from this page. Save the file to your desktop or somewhere you can easily access it. When downloading is complete, double click on the icon or choose “Open” or “Run” from your browsers download manager to start the installation process. Enter your administrator password and/or click “Yes” if prompted by Windows User Account Control.

The following window will then appear:-


Install StartupDelayer - Step 1


Scroll down to read the license agreement and if you agree, click on “I Agree”. The following window will then appear:-


Install StartupDelayer - Step 2


Choose a location to install the program files to. The default location is fine for most users, so simply click on “Next >”. The following window will then appear:-


Install StartupDelayer - Step 3


In this window you can choose where the program appears on your Start Menu. Again, the default setting is fine for most users so click on “Install”. The software files will then be copied to your computer. After a short delay, the following window will appear:-


Install StartupDelayer - Step 4


The installer will ask you if you want to create a standard Windows restore point. This allows you to roll back any changes that the program makes (we cover restore points in our Windows Troubleshooting section). We recommend that you do create a restore point, so click on “Yes”. The following window will then appear after a short delay:-


Install StartupDelayer - Step 5


Installation is now complete, click on “Finish” and the program will start.

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