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This article describes how to close and turn off the Works Portfolio that is installed by the programs that are listed at the beginning of this article.
To close the Microsoft Works portfolio, use one of the following methods.
Method 1Click the X in the upper-right corner of the Works Portfolio.
Note When you close the Works Portfolio, you may be prompted: Do you want to start the Portfolio every time Windows Starts? Selecting Yes will not cause the Works Portfolio to start when you start Windows. You must start the Works Portfolio from the Start menu.
See "Method 2" in the "Workaround" section of this article to add Works Portfolio to the Startup menu.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
If the Works Portfolio will not start when you start Windows, use the following methods to work around this problem.
Method 1: Start the Works Portfolio ManuallyTo start the Works Portfolio manually, follow these steps:
Method 2: Add the Microsoft Works Portfolio to the Startup GroupTo start the Works Portfolio automatically when you start Windows, follow these steps:
For additional information about how to change the viewing mode, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/265994/EN-US/ )Works 6: How to View a Docked Portfolio on the Full Screen