Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top
  1. Is there a way to start-up desktop shortcut automatically when Windows starts? (E.g. launch Google Chrome on login)

  2. Additionally, is there a way to make the browser start in full-screen mode? (The same as pressing F11)

share|improve this question

migrated from stackoverflow.com May 29 '12 at 5:08

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

up vote 10 down vote accepted
  1. simply place a shortcut inside start/all programs/startup.
  2. Chrome can be started from the command line with a flag:

    %LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe -start-maximized
    

    so you can simply edit the Chrome app shortcut, or create a .bat file and place that line inside, than put either into the folder mentioned above (startup).

References:

share|improve this answer
    
Great !Thank you. Toda raba eliran :) – Bside May 29 '12 at 5:18
1  
@EliranMalka For future reference, %LocalAppData% should be used in place of C:\Users\[user]\AppData\Local. Or at the very least, %UserProfile% instead of C:\Users\[user]. The environment variables should always point to the correct places, whereas you never know if someone reading your answer has changed their profile paths. – Bob May 29 '12 at 5:25
    
@Bob - i stand corrected, thanks. – Eliran Malka May 29 '12 at 7:00
    
@EliranMalka The -start-maximized CLI argument does not launch Chrome in full screen. Unfortunately, the --kiosk argument is wrong as well. There is no in between, it seems. – iglvzx May 29 '12 at 7:45
    
@iglvzx, yeah is seem so. please post another answer if you know how to work it out, so others may benefit from it, thanks. – Eliran Malka May 29 '12 at 9:56

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .