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 to make a program start at windows startup:

16 Aug 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karank6195 View Post
RUN 'msconfig"
While msconfig will allow you to control applications that create startup entries it doesn't allow for you to put startup entries for applications that don't create them. That is what were discussing here, while there are a few ways of doing that, like applications like Ace Utilities will allow you to create startup entries in the registry and doing as Greg said and CreepinJesus have stated, the point of my first post was to show how to do it through the registry which is simple.

You create a "string" enter the "value" and click ok. It's that simple or you can edit what's already there from other programs.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 How to make a program start at windows startup:

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Cant get program to start on startup
Hello, I have IPVanish VPN on my win 7 pc and they updated the software. Well with the old version in order not to get a popup every time on startup I had to go into the scheduler and on IPVanish choose run as admin and that solved my issue now after my update the software wont start at all on...
How to make a program run at startup (without using Startup folder)?
In nearly 20 years of using Windows, I've never needed to make a program run at startup, so I have always deleted the "Startup" folder because it has always been redundant and I like my "All Programs" folder to be as neat as possible so I can quickly find what I'm looking for. However, today for...
How can I make a program start when another program opens?
Hello everyone, I am currently trying to make a program start when another one opens. I don't want to have to use batch scripts since I have a few programs I would need to do this for and a batch script would make them not open correctly. I started to use task scheduler but I cant find what...
After a power outage 1 program in startup folder did not start
After a power outage the only program in the startup folder on my home server did not start but when i looked at task manager it's process was running? to be clear in Task manager it was not showing as a running application but program.exe was showing in the processes tab. It was obviously not...
General Discussion
Windows Runs Installation of Program When I Start Program
I installed Weathrbug Plus and for some odd reason recently when I run it Windows runs the installation for the program. When I run the prograsm I get the typical "Preparing to install..." abnd then tyhe 'Configuring Weatherbug. I've been in contact with Weatherbug Support all day and we can't seem...

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 20:28.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App