How do I disable loading of Creative Launcher at system startup? - Technical Tip - 148873

How do I disable loading of Creative Launcher at system startup? - Technical Tip - 148873

Disable the SoundBlaster Live Creative Launcher® tool bar.

The following procedure will disable the SoundBlaster Live Creative Launcher tool bar.

  1. Click START | RUN.
  2. In the "Open" box, type:
  3. Click Ok.
  4. This will bring up the "System Configuration Utility" (See Figure 1).

    Figure 1

  5. Click the Startup tab on the far right.
  6. Look down the list for Creative Launcher .
  7. Uncheck the box in front of this entry by clicking on the check mark once.*
  8. Click OK.
  9. At this point, you will be asked to restart your system. Click YES.

Creative Launcher is now disabled. It will not load when the system starts up. It will still be available by clicking on START | PROGRAMS | CREATIVE.

*This program can be re-enabled by rechecking the Creative Launcher box.

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Article ID: SLN38875

Last Date Modified: 08/02/2010 12:00 AM

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