How to disable Startup Programs in Windows 8

Description: This is a guide on how to disable startup programs in Windows 8.

  1. Right-click on your taskbar and open Task Manager.
    Windows Task Manager Menu
  2. In Task Manager select more details in the bottom left.
    Task Manager, More Details
  3. Find the Startup tab. Select the program in the Startup tab, check its status in the Status field, if you want to disable the program, click the Disable button on the bottom left. Hint: The more programs you disable, the faster Windows will startup when you turn on your computer.
    Task Manager Details, Statup Tab, Enable or Disable