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Windows 7: Window calendar from Vista

18 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home 64bit
Window calendar from Vista

I liked Windows Calendar on my old Vista PC. My new PC has WIN7 which omitted the calendar. I imported the Vista Windows Calendar to the WIN7 machine and can access it from the taskbar. I would like for it to open at bootup so I don't have to remember to open it each time manually (you will get old and forgetful sometime). I have tried a few things, "unsuccessfuly". I posted on the Customize forum but got no good answers. Any help here?? Thanks, Joe

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18 Feb 2011   #2
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Win 7 Ultimate x64

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18 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Hi Joe,

Copy the folder Windows Calendar from Program Files in Windows Vista and paste it in the same location in Windows 7 (you will need to provide administrative credentials). Next, open the folder and right-click on the executable and select Create shortcut. Right-click on the newly created shortcut and click Cut. Browse to the following folder, right-click in it and click Paste.

C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

If you can't see that folder, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives and deselect Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) with reference to Folder Options - Open
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19 Feb 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home 64bit
"Dwarf is a genius"

Thanks again Dwarf. I had tried other solutions must more complicated than yours several times without success. Your "simple" solution worked the first time.
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19 Feb 2011   #5

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

You're welcome, Joe. Glad to have helped.
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