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Windows 7: How to create an autostart key in the registry


02 Jan 2010   #1

Windows7 Ultimate 32bit-version 6.1.7600 Bult
 
 
How to create an autostart key in the registry

I have problem with appearance of language bar, there for I would like to learn step by step how to create an auto start key in the registry (HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run) and which number should I put in the value box?

I'll appreciate your support

Best regards

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02 Jan 2010   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by freiheit59 View Post
I have problem with appearance of language bar, there for I would like to learn step by step how to create an auto start key in the registry (HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run) and which number should I put in the value box?

I'll appreciate your support

Best regards

Auto start key? could you explain what you are trying to do?

Ken
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02 Jan 2010   #3
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

In that location, right-click on the Right pane window, New > String Value. Name this string to what you want, then right-click it, in the Value Date, just copy the whole directory to the executable you want to Run. That should do it.
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02 Jan 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Hi Freilheit59,

Perhaps it would be best if you explain the problem that you are having with the language bar?
- Is it not appearing?
- Are your selected languages not there?

The reason I ask this is because we need to know what result you want to achieve. If you aim is to make the windows language bar appear then the autostart registry entry is not the place for this.

The autostart entry is simply a link to a program. For example (and to keep this language related), I have an entry for the google pinyin converter as I prefer to use this when I type in Chinese. The entry is a string value as follows:
"C:\Program Files\Google\Google Pinyin 2\GooglePinyinDaemon.exe"
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02 Jan 2010   #5

Windows7 Ultimate 32bit-version 6.1.7600 Bult
 
 
sorry...something is missing

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
In that location, right-click on the Right pane window, New > String Value. Name this string to what you want, then right-click it, in the Value Date, just copy the whole directory to the executable you want to Run. That should do it.
hi aem

I'm sorry, i forget to menchen which path I would like to add. It's ( ctfmon.exe ) which fixes the appearance problem of the language bar. I hopp that my request is clear now!

Best wishes
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02 Jan 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

If you want ctfmon.exe to autostart.

Check my post above and make the string as follows
"%SystemRoot%\system32\ctfmon.exe"

Name the string ctfmon.exe

Good luck!
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02 Jan 2010   #7

Windows7 Ultimate 32bit-version 6.1.7600 Bult
 
 
still no language label on task bar

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TimStitt View Post
If you want ctfmon.exe to autostart.

Check my post above and make the string as follows
"%SystemRoot%\system32\ctfmon.exe"

Name the string ctfmon.exe

Good luck!
Dear aem

I did all what you talled apov and I rebooted the machine but the language label doesn't appear! do you think something whent wrong?

Thank you
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02 Jan 2010   #8
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Ok, what happens when you actually double click that .exe. Does it appear? I tested that i posted for one of my program (an .exe) and it works.
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02 Jan 2010   #9

Windows7 Ultimate 32bit-version 6.1.7600 Bult
 
 
sorry no result

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TimStitt View Post
If you want ctfmon.exe to autostart.

Check my post above and make the string as follows
"%SystemRoot%\system32\ctfmon.exe"

Name the string ctfmon.exe

Good luck!
Dear TimStitt

I put the string ("%SystemRoot%\system32\ctfmon.exe") in the registry and I rebooted the machine but the language label doesn't appear! do you think something went wrong?

Thank you
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02 Jan 2010   #10

Windows7 Ultimate 32bit-version 6.1.7600 Bult
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
Ok, what happens when you actually double click that .exe. Does it appear? I tested that i posted for one of my program (an .exe) and it works.
when I put-ctfmon.exe-in the start search box and click on ctfmon icon. the language label appears but when I restart the machine it disappears again!
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