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Downloads of v 2.02.20190115:


Last Update:

16 Jan 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Merijn Bellekom


startuplist merijn system util utility startup list portable binary

StartupList (Portable)

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2.02.20190115 | Updated: 16 Jan 2019



Downloads of v 2.02.20190115:



Software Author(s):

  • Merijn Bellekom

StartupList (Portable) 2.02.20190115

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Scan Testing Resulted in Flagged:

This package was submitted (and approved) prior to automated virus scanning integration into the package moderation processs.

We recommend clicking the "Details" link to make your own decision on installing this package.

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install StartupList (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade StartupList (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall StartupList (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade startuplist.portable -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade startuplist.portable -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install startuplist.portable
    name: startuplist.portable
    version: '2.02.20190115'
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'startuplist.portable' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.02.20190115'

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller startuplist.portable
    Name     = "startuplist.portable"
    Version  = "2.02.20190115"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'startuplist.portable':
  ensure   => '2.02.20190115',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 16 Jan 2019.


To use choco:// protocol URLs, install (unofficial) choco:// Protocol support

Screenshot of StartupList

StartupList: A simple tool that lists all and every auto starting program on your system. You might be surprised what it finds, this is way better than Msconfig. Commonly used to troubleshoot malfunctioning systems, trojan/viral infections, new spyware/malware breed and the likes.
Compatible with: All Windows versions


Click here to Patreon-ize the package maintainer.

$packageName  = 'startuplist.portable' 
$ExeFile      = 'StartupList.exe'
$ShortcutName = 'StartupList'

Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$ENV:Public\Desktop\$ShortcutName.lnk" -targetPath "$ENV:ChocolateyInstall\lib\$packageName\tools\$ExeFile"
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$ENV:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\$ShortcutName.lnk" -targetPath "$toolsDir\$ExeFile" -WorkingDirectory "$toolsDir"
$packageName  = 'startuplist.portable'
$ShortcutName = 'StartupList'

Remove-Item "$ENV:Public\Desktop\$ShortcutName.lnk" -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
Remove-Item "$ENV:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\$ShortcutName.lnk" -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
==================== StartupList ====================

From http://www.merijn.nu/faq.php#a_me5

"What is the license agreement for your software?
All my software is freeware and may be used by anyone free of charge, unless specified otherwise on my website. You are allowed to use this software as long as it is not altered, reverse-engineered or sold."

To further clarify if the program is freely distributable or not, I contacted the author and permission was given via the following e-mail:

From: Merijn <[email protected]> 
Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 9:33 PM
To: Bill Curran <redacted>
Subject: Re: Is you're software freely distributable?

Hi Bill,
Yes, go ahead. Please note that it's been a very long while since any of my software programs  has been updated, and official support ended rightly with Windows Vista.
And thanks for the tip, I missed that link n!


==================== StartupList ====================
md5: 312FA8618BF6173909B8DB4E641F758A | sha1: 5EDC21C4795871705E2C67AAF1E30ACA0BF6B6D2 | sha256: 13EC556CD0C9F2E28A302B491D8CC7BD56AD85C35C78DB450FAA1C1BD84955C1 | sha512: 52F578BB0A40C4F492D749912C312A3C83205FB58B7833EC9233AB08D48BA1BF44F81D124559CFCC2EC515C5C1A8D394BDE5BD277C2796F4E69099E55DDECB2F
==================== StartupList ====================

bcurran3 downloaded, unzipped, and packaged the executable for StartupList from:

==================== StartupList ====================

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
StartupList (Portable) 2.02.20161009 634 Sunday, October 9, 2016 Approved
StartupList (Portable) 2.02 360 Monday, April 18, 2016 Approved
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