Well, Windows 8 has no Start Menu any more and the startup folder has disappeared also.
Where can I find that folder? Or is there a new way with Metro?
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It can be found here:
or easier to access with this command in the Run Win+R prompt:
Try the below steps to add startup programs in Windows 8:
Open the Run command by typing Win+R
Type in the command as
%APPDATA% then press Enter. This should take you to
\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup. The full path should look like:
Note: You can easily skip steps 2 and 3 by simply typing the command
shell:Startup at the Run command instead of
After forgetting the
shell:startup command a few times (and doing a cleanup which wiped the history from the run prompt)...
Then it's just Win+'Startup' and the search should find it for you next time you forget.
Ta-da - 10 seconds saved off your life.