MSCONFIG or ‘Microsoft System Configuration Utility’ is windows built-in utility that can be used to configure and trouble shoot Windows operating systems.
MSCONFIG can also be used to stop programs and software to start automatically when the system boots.
To use MSCONFIG to stop start-up programs, follow the instructions below:
1) Click Start, and type MSCONFIG in the Windows Search box
2) In the search result panel, click msconfig.exe program
3) In the System Configuration dialog, click the Statup tab and remove the check mark from any program that you don’t want to start with the system. Click Ok when done
4) Click Restart to restart your computer and activate the changes.