Remove unused msconfig programs. Often programs install startup items onto your taskbar or start hidden programs. These can be unchecked of course when you type msconfig in the run box and select startup. Unfortunatly they are not removed. To clean up those start tasks and <b>REMOVE</b> them follow the following instructions. To Remove Entries: How to clear all the Un-Used items in MSCONFIG Start/Run/Regedit For items that were in the Start menu, Programs, Startup folder: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSConfig\startupfolder. You'll find a subkey for each disabled item. For items loaded from the Registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSConfig\startupreg. You'll find a subkey for each disabled item. Just delete the specific key in the left column.