Basic WinXP Profile for games...

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Nathan Alexande, Nov 25, 2003.

  1. Basic WinXP Prifile for games...

    Hi guys,

    I want to create an auxillary profile simply for playing games. I know how to create a new profile, but how do I keep the PC from starting up all of my "fluff" applications? Furthermore, how do I determine what is required to be started on that profile?

    Thanks in advance for your help.

    -Nathan A.
     
  2. cpugeniusmv

    cpugeniusmv Computer Genius

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    there are 4 places that you need to worry about, in two categories :)

    Applications that open for any user on the computer:
    C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
    HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

    Applications that run for only the "current user"
    C:\Documents and Settings\username\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
    HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

    move the shortcuts/registry values to/from the places corresponding to which account you want them to start on.
     
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