How to prevent Chrome and Firefox from running at Windows startup

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How to prevent Chrome and Firefox from running at Windows startup


We show you how to make web browsers Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox run on Windows 10 startup

When we start a computer based on Windows 10, as with previous versions of the system, a series of applications and processes are loaded by default that start at the start of the software, some of them indispensable, while others are not so.

This All it does is slow down something as important as the start of the operating system , so sometimes we must be attentive to everything that runs at the start of Windows automatically so you can remove what is not necessary.

That is something that can happen, for example, with the Internet browsers , which includes the popular Firefox and Chrome , something that greatly slows down the startup of our PC . That is why in these lines we will show you how to make this not happen, that is, that both Firefox and Google Chrome do not start with Windows 10 and consume resources unnecessarily.

Therefore, in the event that Mozilla Firefox opens automatically when our Windows 10 computer is turned on, something that can occur when there has been Some unexpected restart of the device, or because we have configured it in the past to open at the moment we start session with our account .

It is true that this is sometimes useful, especially if we do not want to lose the open tabs in an unexpected system restart, for example.

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Prevents Firefox or Chrome from automatically starting when Windows 10 starts

So, first, to find out if Windows 10 is conf configured to open these programs that we talked about after a restart, we can do it from the Task Manager , specifically in the "Start" tab . If we see Firefox here, then we will have to open the program as such and, in the navigation bar , write “about: config”, after which we receive a warning notice , which we accept.

Then, in the search bar that appears, type “toolkit.winRegisterApplicationRestart” and then double click on it to set its value to “false”, so the changes will be applied immediately.

On the other hand, if Let's be Google Chrome users , who are probably the majority of you, to achieve this, that is, prevent the browser from the search giant from automatically starting next to the Windows startup , the first thing will be to access the program settings .

Once in this section, we open the Op We are looking for the entry called “Continue running applications in the background when you close Google Chrome”, something that we deactivated.

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