MSConfig is a command you type into the RUN box. To get there click "Start". Then click the "run" button. A dialog box will open up. Type in MSCONFIG. This will open up a window on the desktop called system configuration utility. From here you will see six tabs, General, System.INI, WIN.INI, BOOT.INI, Services and Start up. You want to go to Start up. After you click the start up tab you will see a list of programs. These programs are the start up programs that are running in the back ground on your computer. They will all have check boxes in front of them. If the box is checked, the programs runs at start up. If you uncheck the box the program does not start up. If you do not know what the program is, you can use the internet to find out what it is. You simply just type in the name next to the check box and do an internet search in an internet search engine. Things you want running all the time are your anti-virus, anti-spyware and your firewall. Everything else is usually pretty safe to turn off. If you do not know what it is, check the net to verify what it is before you turn it off. After you uncheck the boxes you will then click "apply" and then "ok". It will then ask you if you want to exit without restart or to exit and then restart. I would suggest exit with restart. After your computer restarts it will advise you that there has been changes made with MSConfig. You can just click "ok" or you can highlight the check box not to notify you and then click ok.
I hope that helped.
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