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Windows 7: Startup Programs - Change


06 Jan 2009   #9
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Startup Programs - Change

How to Change, Add, or Remove Startup Programs in Windows 7

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12 Jul 2009   #10
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Sope,

I would see if creating a shortcut, then set it to open minimized. Next, use the path to the shortcut in Task Scheduler instead.

Hope this helps,
Shawn


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12 Jul 2009   #11
Sope

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Wow, that was a quick reply, thanks Brink! I'd just added an update to my post though :-

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sope View Post
UPDATE: After taking another look at Speedfan's settings I found the option to force it to always start minimized - sorry for being a dope!
Sorry for wasting your time although your answer may well be useful with a program that doesn't have the "start minimized" feature built in.

Cheers.
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12 Jul 2009   #12
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're weclome Sope. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted.
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21 Jul 2009   #13
Falchion

 
 

Thanks, I needed this one!
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21 Jul 2009   #14
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're welcome Falchion.
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31 Jul 2009   #15
Static

Windows 7 RC - 7100 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sope View Post
I've also followed this advice and have Speedfan opening successfully on startup, but there's still a problem - I would like it to open in a minimized state. I know this can be done by customizing a shortcut but I can't see a way to achieve this using the Task Scheduler.

Any advice appreciated.

UPDATE: After taking another look at Speedfan's settings I found the option to force it to always start minimized - sorry for being a dope!
Hi. I've got the same problem as Sope. But thru Windows live mail. Which doesn't have the option of always starting minimized.

I have it thru option 1 (Startup folder) opening at startup. and I have it in vista compatibility mode so that I can minimize it to the system tray.

I want it to start minimized to the system tray when i turn on my computer. Can anyone help with this?
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31 Jul 2009   #16
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Static,

See if also right clicking on the WLM shortcut in the Startup folder and clicking on Properties, Shortcut tab, then select Minimized in the drop down menu to the right of Run will allow WLM start minimized for you.

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Hope this helps,
Shawn


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01 Aug 2009   #17
Static

Windows 7 RC - 7100 64bit
 
 

Youre the man Alienface. Thanks
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01 Aug 2009   #18
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're welcome Static.
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28 Aug 2009   #19
kevin21388

Windows 7 Premium x64
 
 
Thanks

Brink, when I google my questions, you always have the top answer and your always right, even with vista questions. I'm glad I found your windows 7 site. You are awesome man.
Thanks,
Kevin
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