How to disable autorun Explorer?

Vladislav Meriin
Vladislav Meriin
April 16, 2013
How to disable autorun Explorer?

Internet Explorer is a built-in program with which you can browse websites. Manufacturers try to make the most convenient programs for consumers, however, not all created functions are convenient. This feature is the autorun browser Internet Explorer. The function provides automatic program activation when the computer is turned on. Usually, the autorun of this program is not required, and therefore, such a function should not be the default. Since, if the browser is constantly on the network, a virus can get onto the computer. To avoid this, you need to disable autorun. And how to disable the autorun Explorer? This question we will consider today.

There are several ways to disable autorun Internet Explorer.

The first way is to disable the function through the resources of the browser itself. However, this process is possible only on older versions. Then how to disable the autorun Internet Explorer? There is another option - disabling through the registry.In different versions of Windows, this operation is somewhat different.

In order to disable the autorun of Explorer Explorer in versions up to Windows 7, you need to perform the following steps:

  • Select the Start menu.
  • Open the "Run" menu item in the command line.
  • Write in it "msconfig".
  • In the window that opens, select the item "Startup".
  • Unmark a browser.

In Windows 7, this operation is performed a little differently:

  • Select the Start menu.
  • Select "Programs", then "Enable or disable Windows components."
  • Uncheck Internet Explorer.

Using the above methods, you disable the auto-launch feature of Internet Explorer.