Windows 10: I need help to open a application to start on boot

  1.    29 Apr 2017 #1

    I need help to open a application to start on boot

    i am using windows10
    i want to open a application when i start my computer

    application name = DialogDevil

    home page =

    thank you
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  2.    29 Apr 2017 #2

    Hi, assuming that
    - it doesn't try to add itself to startups
    - there's no option in the program to do so

    drag a shortcut to the exe into
    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp
    - all users
    C:\Users\<userid>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
    - just current user

    This is very easy if you use e.g. Classic Shell (free) as your start menu, which exposes Startup as a folder in the start menu as used to be the case in e.g. Win 7.

    And from a Google search for
    add program to startup "windows 10"
    How do you add new Startup programs in Wndows 10?
    How To Add Programs to Startup in Windows 8 - Windows 8
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  3.    29 Apr 2017 #3

    Thank you for the reply
    but i did everything that you mentioned above, but its useless
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       29 Apr 2017 #4

    HAROON2015 said: View Post
    but i did everything that you mentioned above, but its useless
    That's probably because it requires the UAC prompt before it will run. You wont get one if you run it from a shortcut in the Start-up folder so it won't start. This Tutorial tells you how to use Task Scheduler to run such an app at start up.

    Create Elevated Shortcut without UAC prompt in Windows 10
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  5.    29 Apr 2017 #5

    HAROON2015 said: View Post
    Thank you for the reply
    but i did everything that you mentioned above, but its useless
    If you mean you had already tried that, it would have helped to say so. That would have pointed to the need of a different solution.

    Saying 'it's useless' doesn't clearly define what you're seeing.
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  6.    01 May 2017 #6

    Hello expert,
    nothing is working for me to start this program with when my pc boot
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  7.    01 May 2017 #7


    1. Your program needs UAC approval.
    2. It does add a shortcut to the startup folder when installed.
    3. Because it needs UAC approval, it will not start automatically with UAC on.
    4. To create a shortcut which you can use, and add to the Startup folder which should allow you to have UAC on and have the program launch at startup, please see
    Create Elevated Shortcut without UAC prompt in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Customization Tutorials

    (There are also some freeware utilities posted that are meant to help with this, mostly they are only rated up to win 8 or earlier - althought there's a chance one or more would work).

    4 Ways to Disable User Account Control (UAC) for Specific Software in Windows • Raymond.CC
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  8.    01 May 2017 #8

    thank you very much
    its working perfectly
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  9.    01 May 2017 #9

    Excellent- well done.
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