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Old 07-25-2006, 04:03 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Old 07-25-2006, 04:28 PM   #22 (permalink)
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right think ive got it, thanks alot guys

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Old 07-25-2006, 06:52 PM   #23 (permalink)
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so did you get it?
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Old 07-26-2006, 07:01 AM   #24 (permalink)
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well i deleted one lastnight, came on the pc this morning and the nvidia settings icon is still there, so clearly i deleted the wrong one!

Which entry should i be deleting? i dont need directions just the bit i need to delete to stop it loading up on startup.
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Old 07-26-2006, 07:21 AM   #25 (permalink)
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In the Nvidia Control Panel, simply click on tools in the menu tree on the left, and uncheck the following...

...Make sure you click apply, then ok. The nvidia taskbar icon should disappear.

I'd assume that unchecking this setting in the Nvidia Control Panel would perform the same operations as if you were manually unchecking the startup items in MSCONFIG...therefore, if unchecking the option in the Nvidia Control Panel does not work, then I wouldn't expect that manually editing the entries in MSCONFIG would have an effect on his machine either.

If this does not work, then there's obviously something wrong. I suggest that you uninstall, then re-install your graphics drivers and try the procedure again.

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Old 07-26-2006, 08:42 AM   #26 (permalink)
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Thanks alvin, that seems to have worked, and i reset the pc and it hasnt come back now.

God all that bother just to remove an icon!! :laughing:

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