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Run Program on Startup?

How can I add the program that starts with my PC?

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marked as duplicate by JNK, nhinkle, Gilles, Ivo Flipse Sep 11 '10 at 11:11

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You probably need to register to be able to add programs to their database –  Richard June Sep 10 '10 at 20:07
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Possible duplicate of superuser.com/questions/125942/run-program-on-startup –  JNK Sep 10 '10 at 20:11
    
Is your question about adding an application to their known startup database? Or is it about adding startup files to your personal pc? –  Troggy Sep 10 '10 at 20:22
    
I think you should ask this question on their forums....pcreview.co.uk/forums –  Moab Sep 10 '10 at 20:32
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To use the start menu startup folder method, follow these steps:

First Copy the program you want to have start up automatically

copy file

Then Go Start >> All Programs >> Start up

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Right-Click on Start up and select open

open

A Window Pops up

Right Click and paste shortcut

paste shortcut

You are done

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huzza, good effort :) –  Jeff F. Sep 10 '10 at 20:52
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easiest way is to put a shortcut to it in the startup folder of your start menu. (assuming you mean on windows)

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Assuming that you have Windows and that you want an easy way to do (that is use GUI). An alternative to putting a shortcut in the startup folder is using Quick Startup and the best part is that its free.

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'Quick Startup' is pretty useful. Thanks for the info. –  prosseek Sep 10 '10 at 20:48
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The site you linked to is mentioning a way to check your startup files in Windows when you are looking for a virus, unwanted application, or just cleaning up a machine. They are also talking about a registered database of known startup applications. You didn't mention which version of Windows you are running? I am going to assume this is for Windows.

Is your question about adding an application to their known startup database? Or is it about adding startup files to your personal pc?

If your wanting just to add startup files on your pc, there are two ways to do it:

  1. Through the startup folder in your start menu. You can just add a shortcut to the app you want run to that folder.

  2. Through the registry. I don't recommend this way unless your comfortable editing the registry.

See here for more detailed instructions: http://www.brighthub.com/computing/windows-platform/articles/36665.aspx

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That site is operated by PC Review. Email them using the "Contact Us" link on the site's "About Us" menu and tell them about the program you want added.

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