You will need
- Software Regedit.
The easiest way to add items on the startup menu is to manually add labels. To manually add a program shortcut on the startup menu, you must click menu "start" - select "Programs" - right-click on the line "startup" then "Open".
In the opened folder, you can copy the required shortcut, or use the create shortcut in this folder. Right-click on an empty space of this folder – select new - "Shortcut".
In the new window, click "Browse" and specify the path to the executable file – click Open - then click "Next".
Enter a name for your shortcut, click Finish. In this folder you had created the shortcut.
To add items in the startup is way more complicated. It is associated with editing the registry. If a good understanding, this method will seem no less easy than the previous one. Click start - click Run - type regedit – click OK.
In the opened window, in the left side, you will see the folders of the registry. Click on the following path: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER Software Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Run]. This folder contains programs that run only at login of the current user in the operating system. For example, to add a startup shortcut for the program Notepad++, you must add the key as follows: "Notepad++.exe"=" C:Program FilesNotepad++
Advice 2: How to register a program in startup
To register the program at startup is easy. Moreover, it has already created a lot of utilities that help to simplify this process. Startup setting is in the registry, and to replace this data without problems.
You will need
- The program, which should be placed in startup.
For startup programs for a particular user answer the registry keys in [HKEY_CURRENT_USER Software Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Run], run whatever program for all users [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SOFTWARE Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Run]. To make any program into the registry is enough to run regedit.exe (C:\WINDOWSSystem32 egedit.exe), to find the matching key in entry FIREFOX.EXE"="C:Program filesMozillafirefox.exe (for example - "the NAME of the EXECUTABLE PROGRAMMEME"="Path to it").
In Windows there is a special "startup " folder" where there are also shortcuts, run at startup programs. Enough to put a shortcut to the program that you would like to see when Windows is booting and after the next reboot it will appear. The startup folder is C:\Documents and SettingsAll Users (user Name)the Main menuprogramsstartup.
There are third-party programs and system tweakers that allow you to change the programs in the startup. These programs have a great many, I would like to mention some of the most popular is CCleaner (cleans the system and some configuration options of Windows), Total commander (file Manager). Both programs are pretty easy to use and have a sufficient set of settings to change registry data and startup.
Should not directly edit the Windows registry, it can lead to system crash. Editing registry keys, you should be careful.