1.    08 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 26
    Windows 10

    Autolaunch a program on startup?


    Hi.

    I'm trying to get a program to autolaunch when I start the computer.

    Previously, I used Task Scheduler, but it does not seem to work. I suspect UAC is making this hard for me. I have it set to default.

    How can I make a random program run at startup without issues?
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  2.    08 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Cheshire, England
    Posts : 1,424
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Hi and Welcome to TenForums,

    I usually just put a short cut to the program i want to start in one of the following folders:

    Current User - %appdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
    All Users - %programdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

    Regards,
    Jamie
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  3.    08 Sep 2015 #3
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 26
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    That's how I used to do it. It does not seem to work anymore if UAC is enabled.
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  4.    09 Sep 2015 #4
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 26
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Muyfa666 View Post
    That's how I used to do it. It does not seem to work anymore if UAC is enabled.
    It does actually seem to work now. Weird. Thanks alot thou. :-)
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  5.    09 Sep 2015 #5
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 90
    Windows 10 64

    Won't something like this run in the Task Scheduler? I have all my old start folder programs in there now..
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  6.    09 Sep 2015 #6
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Spring Valley
    Posts : 559
    Windows 10 Pro/Windows 7 Ultimate

    Quote Originally Posted by Muyfa666 View Post
    That's how I used to do it. It does not seem to work anymore if UAC is enabled.
    Disable it (UAC) maybe, it's the most irritating feature of any OS ever made save for Apple's iCloud Lockout. You can also create a Task that starts a program at Boot or Login, using Task Scheduler.
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