"Octavio" <inquirer@newsgroup> wrote in message
> Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader & Acrobat Manager: I just noticed that
> these are clicked on in my System Configuration/Startup tab.
> It is necessary that these two be left on to start with the computer and I
> turn it on?
> Do they slow the computer's starup?
If they are in the startup list, the do use resources. None need to be
running in the background. It will take a few milliseconds longer to open a
PDF, for instance. The same goes for Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, and many
other programs. You might want to have the various update managers to
continue to run; QuickBooks, etc.