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Windows 7: Minimize to Tray on Startup

20 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7
Minimize to Tray on Startup


I have some applications that i run on startup but in windows 7 i cannot find an option to minimze them on start up.

Is there maybe a fix for this it's because i want to autoload them in the background minimized.

Kind Regards,

My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Oct 2009   #2
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

hi wizzard81, and welcome to sevenforums, the place to be,

are you running these programs by placing shortcuts in the startup folder?

if so, right-click on the shortcut >> properties >> on the shortcut tab, you will see a 'Run:' dropdown box - select minimized here.

this will start them minimized to the taskbar - i think the programs need to be rewritten to place themselves in the sytem tray (now called notification area).

hope this helps!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Oct 2009   #3

Windows 7

Thanks mickey !

I was not using shortcuts but now i have used shortcuts it's working

Thanks alot for the help.

This forum is great
My System SpecsSystem Spec

20 Oct 2009   #4
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

yes this forum is pretty good.

glad that i could help.
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