Download Startup Manager - Best Software & Apps

  • Free Alarm Clock

    4.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Set up multiple customizable alarms on Windows

    7
    773 votes
    • PROS: Attractive minimalist interface, Built-in alarm sounds, Lets you use custom audio files
    • CONS: May be too simple for some users
  • System Explorer

    4.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Symbian

    Full featured task manager

    7
    18 votes
    • PROS: Complete system analysis, Includes links to obtain more information, Extra tools to manage startup items and browser add-ons
    • CONS: None worth mentioning
  • Glary Utilities

    5.72

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Great utility kit for PC maintenance

    7
    229 votes
    • PROS: Excellent selection of utilities, Convenient category organization, Great interface, very easy to use
    • CONS: No configuration settings in some tools, No dedicated assistant for Firefox
  • Norton Internet Security

    22.9

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An online security protection suite from Symantec

    6
    907 votes
    • PROS: Complete suite , Usable and easy to configure , Powerful scan engine , Includes a startup manager, Protects personal data, passwords and credit cards
    • CONS: Installation a bit long , Some advanced features are hidden
  • SlimCleaner

    4.0.30878

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Community-supported PC cleaning and optimization

    5
    104 votes
    • PROS: Thorough, accurate system cleaner, Based on community knowledge, Includes app uninstaller and data shredder
    • CONS: Many items don't have a rating yet, Few configuration options
  • AutoRuns

    11.50

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Find all the programs that start when Windows is loaded

    8
    37 votes
    • PROS: Many ways to filter your results, Additional program information is provided with one click
    • CONS: Help file does not open
  • AML Free Registry Cleaner

    4.22

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Analyse and correct critical errors in your registry

    6
    54 votes
    • PROS: Simple but effective cleaner, Feature filters, Wizards guide you through setup,
    • CONS: Doesn't pick up all malicious entries, Needs to be used with care when configuring filters
  • HijackThis

    2.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Check for browser-based malware

    6
    36 votes
    • PROS: Clear and easy to use, Backs up and logs everything, Information on each element, Contains extra tools
    • CONS: Pretty ugly, Easy to delete necessary elements
  • Norton Security Premium

    22.9

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An online security protection suite from Symantec

    7
    307 votes
    • PROS: Complete suite , Usable and easy to configure , Powerful scan engine , Includes a startup manager, Protects personal data, passwords and credit cards
    • CONS: Installation a bit long , Some advanced features are hidden
  • StartUp Control Panel

    2.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easy, simple start-up control

    7
    44 votes
    • PROS: Light on resources, Makes start-up programs very easy to manage
    • CONS: Outdated appearance
  • Synei System Utilities

    2.00

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Synei System Utilities

    9
    23 votes
    • System Ninja

      3.1.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Clean junk files and save hard drive space

      7
      26 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Includes startup manager and process manager
      • CONS: Doesn't back up before deleting, Not as full-featured as other similar tools
    • WinPatrol

      34.11.2016.17

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Control the installation and execution of programs on your PC

      10
      11 votes
      • PC Reviver

        2.0.0.44

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Safely repair, optimize and maintain your PC

        3
        43 votes
        • Starter

          5.6.2.9

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          View and manage all applications starting automatically with Windows

          7
          12 votes
          • RunScanner

            1.6.3.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Freeware malware spyware and junk analyzer

            7
            6 votes
            • PROS: Fast, thorough system analysis, Nice extra tools, No installation required
            • CONS: Help system is only available online
          • Startup Master

            3.0.238.2

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            FREE Windows Startup Manager and Optimizer

            8
            4 votes
            • System Explorer Portable

              4.1.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A powerful task manager in your pocket

              8
              9 votes
              • PROS: Can be run from a USB key, Complete system analysis, Includes links to obtain more information, Extra tools to manage startup items and browser add-ons
              • CONS: None worth mentioning
            • My Faster PC

              5.3.10.44

              License
              try Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A quick fix for your PC

              6
              30 votes
              • PROS: Schedule scans, Easy to use, Startup manager
              • CONS: Some options are not program tools, Configuration options not very advanced, No system restore facility
            • System Ninja Portable

              2.1.0.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A portable, simpler alternative to CCleaner

              8
              7 votes
              • PROS: No installation required, Easy to use, Includes startup manager and process manager
              • CONS: Doesn't create backup copies, Not as full-featured as other similar tools
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