Which of these utilities would be the best choice for troubleshooting and disabling an application that launches on startup?
A) Event Viewer
B) System Configuration
C) Local Security Policy
D) Component Services
E) Use a high powered pair of binoculars
The answer: B) System Configuration
The System Configuration utility (msconfig) can list and control startup applications in one central location.
Want to know more? Watch “Tools for Security Troubleshooting.”
If you are experiencing a security-related problem, then you’re going to need the right tools to get your systems up and running again. In this video, you’ll learn about anti-virus software, the Windows Recovery Console and Command Prompt, System Restore, pre-installation environments, and the Windows Event Viewer.