When I boot my computer, it asks me to find TrayApp.msi for some sort of HP
software I assume. I no longer have the disks for them so I cannot reinstall
them in order to fix it. I was wondering how to eliminate items from my startup
menu, I can view them by going to Run > MSINFO32 > Startup, but how do I remove
items from this list? Is there a file that contains these file names I can edit
manually with notepad or something? Or can I go Regedit and do it that way?
The list of programs under the Startup information in MSINFO32 comes from a
number of different sources. You can figure out where each program comes from
by looking in the Location column, which if the far right column in the Startup
If the Location column shows "Startup" or "Common Startup" for a program, that
means that the program is located in the Startup folder on the Start menu.
Click on the Start button and select the "All Programs" submenu. Open up the
Startup folder. If you want to remove anything from this Startup folder,
right-click on the item to remove and select the "Delete" option (you may have
to click on the "Delete Shortcut" button after that).
If the Location column shows a path starting with "HKLM" or "HKU" for a program,
then that means the program is located in the Windows Registry. Replace "HKLM"
with "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" and "HKU" with "HKEY_USERS". Then you can follow
the path in the Location column within the Registry. Be very careful if you
choose to edit the Registry, particularly if you are removing entries from it. You
should consider backing up the Registry (to do this, use Regedit's File ->
Let me know if you need anything else.
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