Auto Run a program when Windows-10 starts, how to?
The solution is simple to Auto Run a program when Windows-10 starts,
this solution is also for Windows 8.1 and Windows 7!
In this FAQ about the autostart in Windows 10, you will find information about how to register the programs for the automatic start and remove, disable and vice versa add the program to the Windows 10 autostart and where the autostart folder is located!
1.) Autostart a Program from Autostart (Startup) Folder in Windows 10!
if you want to autostart a program for currently logged-on user please open the shell:startup
and if you want to start a program at Windows 10 startup please use (open) the all users startup folder shell:Common Startup
In this example auto start the MS-Explorer and Internet-Explorer at Windows 10 Start you can create Shortcuts for Other Programs. (... see Image-1 Arrow 1 to 3)
1. Open the location that contains the item you want to create a shortcut to.
2. Right-click the item, and then click Create Shortcut. The new shortcut appears in the same location as the original item.
| (Image-1) Autostart programs at Windows-10 start-up!
2.) Auto run Programs via Windows 10 Registry Entry!
Please start the Windows 10 Registry-Editor via Windows+R keyboard shortcut and the command regedit and browse to autorun entries: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
There is still a second auto run folder
here the entry is responsible for all Windows 10 user!
In this example start the MS-Explorer at Windows-10 Startup and open the C:\ Volume. (... see Image-2 Arrow 1 to 4)
| (Image-2) Autorun a program at Windows-10 start-up!
On the right side of the Registry Editor, a list of programs launched for the current user at login is displayed. You can delete it or add the program to the start by right-clicking on the empty area in the right part of the editor and clicking on it to specify the path to the executable program file.
3.) Auto-start programs in Windows 10 Task Manager disable / enable!
The Windows 10 Task Manager is one of the most popular tools for the startup software under Windows 10. It can easily be found by pressing the key combination [Ctrl+Shift+ Esc] or via the Start menu.
Enable and disable the launch of programs, open the path to the file of your interest or, if necessary, find information about this startup program in the Internet.
| (Image-3) Find Auto Run programs in Windows-10 Task-Manager!
You will see a list of programs for the auto start of the current user in this list are from the registry and from the system auto start folder ergo directory as described here in the FAQ. If you right-click a program, you can disable or enable its launch, opening the executable file location.
In the last example here you can activate and deactivate existing applications in the list. If the program is to be executed automatically is not included in this list, it must be added there. This process is a bit more complicated, you need to edit the registry yourself or run the Windows 10 Auto Start Directory:
► ... Startup Programs about the Startup Directory in Windows 10!
► ... Auto-run of programs over Windows 10 registry entries!
FAQ 151: Updated on: 14 July 2018 07:47
Windows-10 - FAQ-151: Auto Run a program when Windows-10 starts, how to?
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