Dropbox was slowing down my startup after logging in, so I wanted to delay startup by a minute or so to allow my computer to be usable earlier. The normal settings only allow it to either start up immediately, or entirely manually. Below are instructions on how I got it to start after 2 minutes. I did this in Windows 7, but it should work similarly in Windows 8, 8.1, and probably Windows 10. This also works with other programs, so you could stagger startup items instead of having them all hammer the system at once.
1. Disable the normal dropbox startup.
a. Click on the dropbox icon, click the gear icon, and click Preferences...
b. Uncheck "Start Dropbox on system startup". Click OK
2. Open the task scheduler.
a. From the Start menu, click All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, and Task Scheduler.
This can also be found in the control panel under System & Security, Administrative Tools, or by searching in Start.
3. Create a new scheduled task.
a. Click Create Bas…
I needed to update from Respondus LockDown Browser Lab version 18.104.22.168 to version 1.0.7.02. This is how I've done it as an SCCM application. This could probably be modified to be used in some other deployment solution, but I've tested it with SCCM 2012 R2 and Windows 7 clients running 32 and 64 bit versions.
First, be sure that Respondus LockDown Browser isn’t already installed on the computer. If it is, then un-install it before continuing. Download the full installer (LockDownSFX.exe) from the Respondus website. BE SURE to obtain the .exe via the admin login for your institution since the installer differs for each institution.Run the installer and select the "Click Here" link that appears next to the text, "Problems with the installation program?…