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Trouble Identifying some StartUps
« on: September 22, 2005, 04:03:29 PM »
I am struggling with disabling some things in the startup when I run msconfig, mostly because I can't seem to identify them, what they do, if I need them etc.  I have been to castlecops but can't find the following listed.....

Realtek Audio

Debugger

SunJava Update

ATI Hotkey Utility

Office XP Speech (clfmon) (this was one that I tried to get rid of in msconfig, I followed the directions at Castlecops to get rid of it, but apparently it didn't work)

Photosmart and Card Reader

HPBootOP, one of those I mentioned above that I couldn't find info on at CastleCops

ehRecvv.exe

Lightscript

adjust (this one is in c:\hp\bin\cloaker.exe...) also couldn't find listed at castlecops

Also.........in the startup toolbar.....(next to the clock) I have one thing that I am unsure what it is or how to get rid of it.

It says...

Safely Remove Hardware
the only item that shows up on this is USB Mass Storage Device

Any ideas?

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Re: Trouble Identifying some StartUps
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2005, 05:17:35 PM »
God eftermiddag, skittlespc! 

I like using WinPatrol for disabling programs in startup.  Here's the info on it at LzD:  http://www.landzdown.com/index.php/topic,217.0.html


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Re: Trouble Identifying some StartUps
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2005, 05:23:39 PM »
Ah, I found it.  Numbnuts had provided this information regarding the Safely Remove Hardware:

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Click start > control panel >Appearance and Theams.
Then taskbar and start Menu. Then click customize .
Then high light safely  remove hardware you will then see
A drop down box with 3 options 1 hide when inactive 2 Always hide .3 always show.
You will also have option to restore defaults .. you will also see Past items and current Items…


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Re: Trouble Identifying some StartUps
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2005, 05:31:31 PM »
skittlespc

   HPBootOP :
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/genericDocument?lc=en&cc=ca&docname=bph06569 (do not disable)

Realtek Audio:
That´s the onboard sound. "Realtek AC97" is the ususal label. (Do not disable)

SunJava Update:
It´s the automatic update for the Java plugin in IE. Java is required for viewing many images on webpages. (Can be disabled)
Also see my post here: http://www.landzdown.com/index.php/topic,1494.0.html

ATI Hotkey Utility
Belongs to your graphic device. (Can be disabled)

Office XP Speech
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/expert/moskowitz_02september23.mspx (Only run it when required)

Photosmart and Card Reader
http://www.steves-digicams.com/2004_reviews/hp375.html (Disable, could just as well be enabled when needed)

ehRecvv.exe:
 ????????   Go here and check what it is, maybe a removal of the file has to be done ?    http://virusscan.jotti.org/

  Lightscript
http://www.tirsys.com/products/led-channel-letter/lightscript.htm  It is what it sounds like, an utility to illuminate characters (in public areas)

cloaker.exe Related to the interface of HP machines, do not disable.

 Safely Remove Hardware
the only item that shows up on this is USB Mass Storage Device

That is when you have , i.e. transferred your photos from your camera via USB to the computer.This message appears after you have closed the session and before you unplug the USB-cable. Click the icon and a window will show where you stop the device and get the message "The device could now be safely removed"

BTW, did you know you can use your camera as an "USB-memory" .Just plug the camera into the computer via the USB cable and add the files you want to carry with you to "Removable disc G:\" or whatever label it has on your system.

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Re: Trouble Identifying some StartUps
« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2005, 05:51:38 PM »
Thanks guys!!!!

I have been asking this question to many, and couldn't get any answers!!!

As for the camera, no I didn't know that, but then again I don't have a camera, and neither does the person who's computer I am speaking about.

Diehard, you said....
Photosmart and Card Reader
http://www.steves-digicams.com/2004_reviews/hp375.html (Disable, could just as well be enabled when needed)


When is or would it be needed.  I don't know what it does.  I have not dealt much with photo type things.

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Re: Trouble Identifying some StartUps
« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2005, 06:55:34 PM »
skittlespc  :)

It´s HP´s Photosmart printer, with card reader.
With this device connected you needn´t connect your camera to the USB, you just remove the memory card from the camera and insert it in the card reader on the front of the printer and it prints the photos selected.

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Re: Trouble Identifying some StartUps
« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2005, 07:54:45 PM »
Okay thanks!

Since she doesn't have a digital camera and it doesn't seem like she wants to get one, I will disable it.