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How can I stop FireFox from running at startup?

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Need to stop FireFox from running at startup. It is slowing down my computer startup.

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It works the same on both oses or you can use Start Menu > windows defender > Options > Startup Programs

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I am using operating system with Vista not XP.

Question owner

I am using operating system with Vista not XP.

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It works the same on both oses or you can use Start Menu > windows defender > Options > Startup Programs

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works the same on both oses or you can use Start Menu > windows defender > Options > Startup Programs , This helped!

Went to startup -then to all programs. Clicked on windows defender, next click on tools. click (ck) on software Explorer. next go to the category box and select startup. All the programs at startup will be listed with either permitted or disabled!