+44 20 3290 3020 [email protected]

InfoStyle Technical Articles

A web log of the latest articles about design, technology & Internet marketing.

How to Make an Application Start Automatically in Windows 10

by | Dec 4, 2018 | InfoStyle Technical Articles | 0 comments

Windows actually makes it pretty easy to auto-load both programs and documents. But keep in mind ther more stuff you load during startup the longer it takes your machine to start up. Nonetheless here´s how to make programs or documents start automatically when Windows does.

Use FileManager to open the Startup folder at this location:

C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp

A convenient way to get there is to hit the Windows key and type start and then right-click on Start Menu and chose Open File Location. In the new window click into Start Menu then Programs, then click into the Startup folder. The Startup folder may or may not be empty but this is where you must place a shortcut to anything you want Windows to load automatically at startup.

To make a shortcut to any program go to Start menu again and find your program but instead of left clicking it as usual – this time you right click over it and select More and Open File Location. Another window opens, now right click on the program´s icon and choose Send to and then Desktop (create shortcut). A new shortcut icon appears on your desktop.
Finally drag the new shortcut from the desktop to the Startup folder opened previously:

(C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp).

Click Continue when prompted to confirm move.

Now reboot Windows and see if your prorgam does not startup automatically at boot.

Amazing Tips For Effective Logo Design

Amazing Tips For Effective Logo Design

Instead of settling for an ordinary logo design, you should consider something that is remarkably distinct. Simple yet amazing logos pervade the business world and consistently end up being the most enduring logo designs. A logo is the thing that distinguishes a brand...

Watch Out For These 13 Cloud Computing Trends On The Horizon

Watch Out For These 13 Cloud Computing Trends On The Horizon

The rise of the cloud over the past few years has transformed business technology. From managing tech infrastructure to application development and management to remote work and beyond, cloud computing has become integrated into many business operations. As the cloud...

Cloud Computing Is Not the Energy Hog That Had Been Feared

Cloud Computing Is Not the Energy Hog That Had Been Feared

The computer engine rooms that power the digital economy have become surprisingly energy efficient. A new study of data centers globally found that while their computing output jumped sixfold from 2010 to 2018, their energy consumption rose only 6 percent. The...

Cloud Computing is Helping Deal with Coronavirus

Cloud Computing is Helping Deal with Coronavirus

With Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov) causing a bigger number of deaths than the 2003 SARS episode and giving no indications of containment, one thing turns out to be clear: the sickness is out of our control at this moment and we will need to get innovative if we need...

Secured By miniOrange
Send this to a friend