stop firefox opening automatically in windows 8
Every time i open computer firefox starts. I want to stop it doing this. Firefox is not shown as a start item in the taskmanager.
You can use the Autoruns utility to see which software and services are getting started (be cautious with disabling services).Read this answer in context 1
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The Startup tab in Task manager does not show firefox yet firefox still opens automatically at startup.
You can use the Autoruns utility to see which software and services are getting started (be cautious with disabling services).