The second startup folder in Windows 10 shell:common startupis responsible for all users, when here, an entry is created, or deleted, this is valid for all users on the Windows-10 PC. (... see Image-2 Arrow-1)
Here is the alternative addresses, this can you use to create a new Windows 10 desktop shortcut.
Autostart for currently logged-on user: shell:startup = %appdata%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
And startup folder all users: shell:common startup = %programdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
Tip shell:start menu = start menu in Windows-10 shell:common start menu = all user start menu in Windows-10
(Image-3) Shortcut in auto startup folder on Windows-10!
In Windows 10, Microsoft rowed back and presented a more modern start menu. But: The startup folder is still missing, where users could easily put shortcuts that they do not want to run manually when Windows starts.
3.) Simple example how to open a website on start up in windows 10/11!
In startup folder do a right click (free space) select ► new ► shortcut
In this example enter the address https://www.softwareok.com, to open the website at windows 10/11 start ergo when user login in W10 Default Browser.
(Image-4) Auto-Star a webpage in default Browser!
Every time you start Windows 10, a program that is no longer needed is started, which I want to remove from the Startup folder. After the upgrade to Windows 10, I find the startup folder but no more. The easy access to the startup folder in Windows 10!
4.) Example how to open automatically files ergo documents!
Simple Open at Startup a Document or File Location, do a Right Mouse Drag and Drop action! This is example is also for Excel, Word and other Microsoft Office documents!
(Image-5) auto open document at Windows-10 start!
The auto startup folder ergo directory in Windows is a easy possibility and good solution to auto start the programs and apps at Windows login it is suitable on Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7: Pro, Home, Enterprise, Basic, Premium, Professional, Starter, Ultimate, Windows-Server 2019, 2016, 2012 .
5.) Open startup folder on Microsoft Surface Pro / Tablet Mode!
If work with the Virtual Keyboard with and Shortcut Keys problem on the Microsoft Surface and other Windows 10 Tablet PC in Tablet Mode .
Open the settings via the Windows logo button and type the text:
explorer shell:common startup
"explorer shell:common startup"
(Image-6) Auto startup folder in Tablet Mode!
The solution ergo instruction, example is written for Windows 10 / 11 to find auto startup folder in Windows, However, you can use this example, solution to open the auto startup folder without disadvantages and also use for older versions of Microsoft's Windows operating systems whether it's a Home pr office Windows desktop, to go on tablet, Surface Pro / Go, or even a business server operating system.
It is sometimes necessary to use use the autostart, It is a simple yet effective way to autostart it and get in touch with the auto run benefits.