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Travis Carrico
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[NoOfficialRelease] Startup Manager Portable 2.4.1 Dev Test 2

[Startup Manager does not have a release compatible with Windows 7 and thus will not become an official app - mod JTH]

Application: Startup Manager
Category: Utilities
Description: As the name suggests, Startup Manager (aka st-m) is a startup manager for the Windows platform.

Startup Manager can:

  • Make programs start on logon (add items)
  • Rename existing items
  • Delete existing items
  • Disable existing items
  • Enable existing items
  • Create a batch file with programs that start in a certain order

Startup Manager Portable 2.4.1 Development Test 2 651 KB, 814 KB installed

Release Notes:

Development Test 2:(2008-06-02)

  • it now prompts you for a username and password to an admin account if run from a user account

2.4.1 Development Test 1: (2008-05-25)

  • updated Startup Manager to 2.4.1
  • fixed a potential issue with running on vista

Development Test 4:

  • added a message box that comes up if you don't have admin rights.

Patrick Patience
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Whoot Whoot!

Thank you again. I'll give it a shot.

Oh, I forgot to mention, ZGitRDun8705 made a nicer logo over here. And the author says there's a new program logo coming, too.

I'm sure he won't mind you using it, just credit him in the post.

Jacob Mastel
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Works great

I don't see anything left behind in the registry

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rab040ma
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When I open it it complains

When I open it it complains that it must have Administrator rights, and it doesn't even show the CU startup settings.

Obviously it would need Admin to be able to change HKLM or all-users, but it should be able to handle most of CU without Admin.

MC

Travis Carrico
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well is there really

well is there really anything i can do about that? i mean my portable version does write one empty key to HKLM before it launches the program but other than that i would think that is a problem with the original program

Patrick Patience
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To Note

You should add in bold at the top of the post that it does need admin privileges.

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Nice Program!

Tested on osXP and osMe works fine.Thanks

Travis Carrico
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dev test 3

i just released dev test 3. i realized this bug while lying in bed last night, but was too tired to get up and fix it so i decided to do it early this morning. anyways it's fixed now

Travis Carrico
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dev test 4

upgraded to dev test 4, which checks if the user has admin privileges before it tries to run.

Patrick Patience
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Good Call

That was a good call.

Beardus
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Impressive.

I'm not afraid to test beta software, and already I love this program. I run x64 Windows, and my startup managers hem-haw at me for getting ALL the running programs into a list I can disable if needed. Thank you for this!

Travis Carrico
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2.4.1

Startup Manager Portable has been updated to 2.4.1 Development Test 1

Patrick Patience
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Wow Sexy

I had just checked the Startup Manager site early Saturday morning, it was still the same. The new design is awesome, and that was a huge overhaul from the previous version.

Emrys
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Admin rights

Is it possible to implement a prompt to "run application as the following user" like jkDefrag uses?

Travis Carrico
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yeah

yeah, i was thinking about doing that. it was easy to implement in the language JkDefrag was written in; i'll just have to figure out how to do it in NSIS. the next release i do of this will have that included.

Emrys
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That would be great!

It would make it much easier to use this app. By the way, thank you for making so many useful apps for PortableApps.com.

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Pretty good and it's open

Pretty good and it's open source, but can it delay startup items?

I use Startup Delayer on my home PC. http://www.r2.com.au/software.php?page=2&show=startdelay

Travis Carrico
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i believe that's on the To-Do

i believe that's on the To-Do list for version 2.5

dragonmage
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Sounds good.

Sounds good.

Travis Carrico
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dev test 2

updated to dev test 2 to allow it to be used from a non-admin account if they supply a username and password of an admin account.

Patrick Patience
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Nice

Sounds like a nice feature, I'll test it on a limited account when I get time.

Emrys
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Thanks for the update

Just the feature I was looking for!
One thing that I would change is that the program automatically checks for updates when first run. Perhaps this should be disabled as a default?

rick
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StartupManager Automatic Search for Updates

Shouldn't the "Automatically check for updates" box be UNchecked as default so as not to accidentally download a version that may leave junk behind?

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yeah

yeah i'll disable it for dev test 3. when that was mentioned the other day i was in ubuntu and later forgot about it.

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