Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: How can I have a program start automatically when Windows starts?

03 Dec 2011   #1
RadxBoy

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
How can I have a program start automatically when Windows starts?

A new program I am trying out is GotoCamera, a webcam tool.
There is no way I can find in the software setup that allows it to start automatically when Windows starts. With Windows XP I could add it to a startup folder, but I don't think Windows 7 has one. How can I get GotoCamera to start automatically when I start Windows? Thanks!


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
03 Dec 2011   #2
kado897

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Press Start then All Programs and scroll down to the Startup folder. You can right click on this and open it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Dec 2011   #3
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

03 Dec 2011   #4
RadxBoy

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thank you, both!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Dec 2011   #5
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

You're very welcome.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Dec 2011   #6
kado897

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Glad to be of help.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 How can I have a program start automatically when Windows starts?




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Software called Pro Reg Cleaner automatically starts when win boots
There's this piece of software that got installed to my computer called Pro Reg Cleaner that starts when I arrive at the windows desktop, and I'm not sure how to remove it, because the program is not listed in the add/remove programs, so I'm totally lost on how to stop it from popping up. Here's...
Software
USB Stick Automatically Starts Playing On Insertion?.
Nearly 4yrs without even a single crash and an update went wrong and wrecked my registry. I have now reinstalled my OS and have more or less everything back to the way it was except that now when I insert any of my external USB sticks instead of a pop up asking me whether I want to play it or see...
Installation & Setup
Laptop automatically starts-up, even though I don't want it to
Hello! For the last month or so, I had a problem with my laptop. Every time I hibernate my laptop (a Sony VAIO EB3S1E) in the evening, it automatically starts-up at about 11:30 - 11:40 (AM) in the morning. I often hibernate rather than shutting down, because, being an original VAIO laptop, it...
General Discussion
Windows Explorer Starts-up Automatically (w/o my requesting it)
Hello, Upon every boot up Windows Explorer ( not Internet Explorer) automatically loads and displays. This has been going on for some time. I thought this would be solved once I did a "Install Repair" , yet this is not the case. I have looked in the startup folder to see if it is being...
Installation & Setup
my laptop starts automatically!!!!!!!!!!
i have a dell xps 14 with win 7 home premium. it automatically starts at 4 am every saturday sunday and tuesday. i have tried my bios setting but couldn,t find any power settings. if any one has any suggestions please reply.
Hardware & Devices
When computer starts wifi starts automatically?
Hello I bougth new Notebook Acer 5741G which has Windows 7 X64. When I start computer it always starts up automatically WiFi adaptor. Do you think is it possible to disable that function? I have tried to do that in many ways but I cant. Thank you in advance
Network & Sharing


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:31.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App