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StartupDiff  v1.3.8  
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StartupDiff is a freeware program that displays a list of the computer's programs that will run when the computer starts. StartupDiff alerts the user when an item is added to, or deleted from, the list since the last time the program was run. Other features are outlined below.

  • Add new startup items.
  • Export list of startup items to a text file.
  • Print list of startup items.
  • Display file properties for startup items.
  • Filter the list according to the user's search criteria.
  • Display startup folders.
  • Disable startup items.
  • Search the Internet for information about startup items.
  • Run startup items.

Version History:

Version 1.3.8 (24 Dec 2017)

  • Added: the installer includes an option for portable mode, which will bypass creating a Start Menu group and an uninstaller.

Version 1.3.7 (22 Oct 2017)

  • Fixed: newly added items were sometimes reported incorrectly.

Version 1.3.6 (15 Oct 2017)

  • Added: tested under Windows 10.
  • Changed: "grpconv" is automatically remembered (whitelisted).
  • Changed: some internal working files have been moved to the "Documents/StartupDiffData/ directory".

Version 1.3.5 (04 Dec 2016)

  • Updated: sqlite3odbc.dll, which reflects SQLite 2.8.17/3.15.2.

Version 1.3.4 (05 Jun 2016)

  • Updated: sqlite3odbc.dll, which reflects SQLite 2.8.17/3.13.0.

Version 1.3.3 (12 May 2016)

  • Added: searching for "/0/" will find non-remembered items; searching for "/1/" will find remembered items.

Version 1.3.2 (30 Mar 2016)

  • Added: Microsoft Visual C++ redistributable files, to improve compatibility with a variety of Windows installations.
  • Fixed: some files were erroneously marked missing.
  • Fixed: error message when full path of a startup item exceeded 255 characters.

Version 1.3.1 (07 Nov 2015)

  • Fixed: enabling or disabling items could fail for some registry items.

Version 1.3.0 (06 Nov 2015)

  • Added: tasks listed in the Windows Task Scheduler are included.
  • Added: menu option to mute sounds (under "Tools").
  • Added: "Filter" option for search function will show only the matching records.  When filter is off, the next matching record will be highlighted among the displayed records.  Filter is on by default.
  • Fixed: some files were erroneously marked missing on 64-bit systems.

Version 1.2.1 (23 Oct 2015)

  • Added: menu option to view the Windows Task Scheduler (under "Tools").
  • Added: menu option to run Windows "msconfig" (under "Tools").
  • Added: alert is generated about duplicate items, which may indicate re-enabling.  A new menu option under the "Tools" menu allows duplicates to be ignored.
  • Fixed: file shortcuts would sometimes be expanded incorrectly on 64-bit systems.

Version 1.2.0 (16 Oct 2015)

  • Added: detect and include disabled items.
  • Added: menu options to enable and disable startup items.
  • Added: menu option to look up the file name on Google.
  • Added: menu option to run the selected item.
  • Added: menu option to view Windows services.
  • Added: menu option to create a new startup item.
  • Added: menu option to adjust row height
  • Added: menu option for file properties.
  • Added: menu option to reset column widths to default values.
  • Added: menu option to show path's folder in Windows Explorer.
  • Changed: row height and column widths are saved.
  • Changed: with the "/auto" command-line parameter, if startup changes are initially detected, StartupDiff will never automatically exit (e.g., after the user refreshes the list of startup items).
  • Changed: right-clicking an item with a null key path will no longer copy the path to the Windows clipboard.  This could have occurred when a search led to no results.

Version 1.1.2 (28 Sep 2015)

  • Added: menu option "TaskMgr", to run the Windows Task Manager.
  • Fixed: paths over 255 characters might not have been remembered.
  • Changed: "Registry" menu option is now "Open". This will display the selected item's startup directory or registry key.
  • Changed internal database format to SQLite.

Version 1.1.1 (23 Sep 2015)

  • Added: main grid of items is color-coded.
  • Fixed: toggle was enabled for null items following search.
  • Fixed: error sometimes occurred upon exit if no startup keys were found.
  • Fixed: title bar was not immediately updated upon toggle.
  • Fixed: error occurred if exported text file contained a null file extension.
  • Changed: increased log size to 100 KB.

Version 1.1.0 (21 Sep 2015)

  • Added: log file of added and deleted items.
  • Changed: major improvements in speed.
  • Various bux fixes.
  • Cosmetic enhancements.

Version 1.0.6 (15 Sep 2015)

  • Changed: pressing F3 now displays information.  Right-click on an item to copy the key to the Windows clipboard.

Version 1.0.5 (14 Sep 2015)

  • Various bux fixes.

Version 1.0.0 (12 Sep 2015)

  • Initial release.

Version:  1.3.8
Updated On:  24 Dec 2017
Downloads:  189
File Size:  32.23 MB
Publisher:  Michael Weiner
Home Page:  StartupDiff
Price:  Free
License:  Freeware
Limitations:  None
Source Code:  No
Submitted By:  mikeyww

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