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Start Programs When Windows Starts

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Introduction

Do you use a program often that you need to open everytime you start your computer? You can use the "Startup" folder to have these programs start up automatically when Windows starts.


Start Programs When Windows Starts

1. Click the Start button, point to Programs, navigate to the program you would like to start automatically.

2. Right-click this program, and select "Copy" from the menu that appears.

3. Now, click the Start button, point to Programs, point to Startup.

4. Right-click the "Startup" folder in the Start menu, and select "Paste" from the menu that appears.

5. The program you have selected will now start up when your computer starts.

Note: If you can't find the Startup folder in the Start --> Programs folder, try Start --> Programs --> Accessories --> Startup.

Tip: To stop a program from starting up when Windows starts, click the Start button, point to Programs, point to Startup. Right-click the program that you do not want to start anymore, and select "Delete" from the menu that appears.

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