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Temporarily remove or disable Terminate-and-Stay-Resident (TSR) programs that automatically start when the computer is rebooted.
Keep in mind that some of the programs may not be removed on the first attempt, continue to the next program. When you are attempting to end a programs task, you may see a message the says "This program is not responding", click End task. Pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del twice in a row, will reboot your computer. All of the items that are removing will come back when your computer is rebooted unless you permanently remove them.
Disabling TSRs from Loading Automatically after a Reboot
It can be a hassle to end an application from running every time you use your computer because it is slow. If you decide that you don't want the program to run unless you need to use it, you may want to disable it from the starting automatically after a reboot.
Windows 8 or 10 users:
Windows 7 users: