44. TRAY: Remove unwanted icons from your Taskbar tray.

That is the space on the right side of the Taskbar near the clock.

All the icons in your tray are running and using your Ram and Processor, making your computer run slower.

These icons are put there by the programs when you install them.

Go START, RUN and type in msconfig and hit OK.
Now click on the Startup tab and check those programs you want
to start up when you turn your computer on, like Symantec, McAfee, Spy Sweeper,
uncheck all other programs. If you uncheck something you want to start up,
you can always go back and check it, then click OK.

(You can always go to Start, Programs and open any program you want.
This only concerns programs you want to open automatically on Startup.)

It will ask you if you want to Restart or Exit without Restart.
The next time you boot up you will get a screen, don't pay any attention to the screen,
just select: Don't show this message....... and click OK.

A better way is to install:

Windows Defender is a free program that helps protect your computer against pop-ups, slow performance, and security threats caused by spyware and other unwanted software. It features Real-Time Protection, a monitoring system that recommends actions against spyware when it's detected and minimizes interruptions and helps you stay productive.

Microsoft's Windows Defender: FREE Spyware Protection. Windows Defender:

4.9 MB download.


Windows Defender: Microsoft's spyware fighter
Your system is monitored for spyware at all times.
Microsoft Windows Defender includes automatic definition updates.

Check your automatic start-ups.
Type Windows Defender in the Start Search blank.
Click on Tools then Software Explorer
At the bottom Right, click on Disable or Remove.

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