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How do I find the unknown program enabled during Start-Up?

I am using a computer with Windows 10 and, as a normal procedure to reduce the boot time, I accessed the Task Manager and checked what was "Enabled" during the "Start-up". When I opened that tab, I ...
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Bash-script as linux-service won't run, but executed from terminal works perfectly

I have custom script to mount google drives. Part of this script, is following code: if [ ! "$(which google-drive-ocamlfuse)" ] then echo "Install google-drive-ocamlfuse first!" exit 1 fi ...
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How do i login to Windows 10 after all services have started

I have a need to login to desktop after all services have started so essentially no service is running in the background after the desktop is loaded post login. How can i do this?
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Startup process not starting in Arch Linux

I have problems starting some applications on boot that I have made to run an ArchLinux Environment (running in a VM). I have some executable (programmed in C++ and Python) that must start when the ...
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How do I make my WlanUSB turn on with the computer?

I have a little but also kinda annoying problem. When I start my computer, my FRITZ!Wlan Internet Stick doesn't start, so I have to start it manually. Since I often have sites or programs open, I ...
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Run VLC with oldrc at startup on raspbian

The problem I'm facing is the following: we have a raspberry PI zero that we want to use as a media player with custom hardware buttons as controls for playback. For we need to lunch an instance of ...
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How to add Windows 10 Mail app to the startup?

There is a tutorial here but it didn't work for me. I mean I cannot add a Mail shortcut to my StartUp folder by dragging and dropping. Is there any other way?
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Cannot autorun a bash script at the startup

I'm using Linux Mint Cinnamon 19. I've written a simple script #!/bin/bash #test notify-send "text" "other text" -i dialog-warning to notify me when it's executed. In order to run the ...
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How to get rid of a Trojan in autostart locations? [duplicate]

The title says almost all, but here are my questions with all the details and the necessary information: Can a Trojan (a variant of Generik.DBVVYU Trojan) be hiding in a legitimate Windows 7’s ...
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Xubuntu autostart attract mode after login

I'm having trouble autostarting attract mode (arcade frontend) after login. I'm running Xubuntu 19.04. The computer is set to autologin, and I want attract mode to be executed right after logging in. ...
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PM2 Multiple versions running at the same time - Ubuntu

I am running standard install of Ubuntu 16.04 along with node version 12.3.1 and npm version 6.9.0. I upgraded PM2 from 3.5.0 to 3.5.1 using NPM. I previously ran the script for autostart on reboot. ...
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Raspbian: bash script running fine in terminal window, but not when added to autostart

I use a script to start the google voice assistant on my rpi. This script runs fine when I run it from a terminal window, but when I try to run it via the LXDE autostartup nothing happens. It used to ...
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ffserver autostart on boot with input streams

I've been trying to configure ffserver to convert four different h264 rtsp streams into mjpeg. Now I have the basics figured out. Now I just have to figure out how to autostart everything when my ...
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libreelec docker in .config/autostart.sh not working propely

when I run docker exec -i -t transmission df -h /media/TOSHIBA_HD/home-theater/ from /storage/.config/autostart.sh I don't get any output at all if I run it from ssh I get Filesystem Size ...
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how to auto start supervisor installed in a virtual env on host startup/boot

I have an ubuntu server, and installed supervisor already in side my virtualenv, and it's working when I manually start it up. I also tried to put the init script under /etc/init.d/ folder, but cannot ...
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Disable Cisco Webex Meetings auto-start

I have been using Cisco Webex Meetings for past three years, but I am using it so rarely that from time to time I simply uninstall its client and install it again whenever it is required (directly ...
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x11vnc on TinkerOS, connecting to different desktop or display, not the primary one

I installed x11vnc on my tinkerOS. I set the autostart by adding "@x11vnc -forever -usepw" to the last line of ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE/autostart file (going through the GUI doing manually). But, now ...
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Cannot autostart mysqld from systemd on Debian Stretch after update

Problem with starting mariadb (mysqld 10.1.37-MariaDB-0+deb9u1) over systemd on Debian Stretch after latest update. Linux 4.9.0-8-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.130-2 (2018-10-27) x86_64 GNU/Linux Syslog: # ...
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How to auto-start a network shortcut?

I have some applications on the network drive. However, if I simply stick the shortcut in my "Startup" folder, it complains that the network drive is not available. How do I add a networked shortcut ...
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Windows Autostart App Not Running Anymore [duplicate]

I'm not sure if it is due to the latest Windows 10 update or something else. But recently, OpenVPN won't start up automatically anymore. Even though it is placed in the user autostart folder for the ...
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How to stop Skype from starting automatically when booting Windows 10?

How to stop Skype from starting automatically when booting Windows 10? I can't find such an option, either in the Skype app settings or in the Task Manager > Startup tab.
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Program starts with Windows even though it is not listed in autostart

I installed the vpn service from hide.me a couple of days ago. I noticed that it is starting with Windows every time so I removed it from autostart in the task-manager and restarted the computer to ...
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Windows 10 runs applications that are not configured for auto-start

Since I installed the Windows 10 Fall Creators update I experience a changed startup behavior. Windows runs applications that are not configured with autostart (Task Manager > Startup) on startup, and ...
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Not able to determine how a UI app automatically starts after a reboot [duplicate]

I have a Windows 10 computer that was originally upgraded from a Windows 7. About a year ago I got a Samsung External SSD drive and installed its accompanying software. Whenever I attached the SSD ...
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Starting Discord (app) on a specific Windows 10 virtual desktop

I've just come across this question which outlined the process of starting an application on a specific virtual desktop. The only issue is, Discord uses a different method of starting, which looks ...
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How to prevent Windows from restarting programs that were running before restart from update

On Windows 10.0.14393, when Windows Update causes my computer to restart, after logging in again, some programs that were running before shutdown are started again. Programs that I've seen this happen ...
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Run only one program on Windows at startup without any other services

I have an old laptop and I want to use it only to display my microscope! Laptop running Windows 7 starter. What I want to do is to disable all services and only make it run the program of my ...
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KDE Plasma disable startup apps

I'd like to disable the kaccessible software, without uninstalling it, so it doesn't show up on startup. Also, konsole also starts automatically on startup without me setting it up to do so. I'd like ...
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Beeping on startup and keyboard light stays on

When I startup my pc (which I recently built), it sometimes gives a few beeps and proceeds to start up. Is this a bad sign or can anyone tell me more about this? Also I have a led keyboard which ...
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Autostart with full admin privileges for a standard user in Windows 10

I want to run a program with administrative rights (using the administrator account that I control) at startup on a Windows 10 machine, for a standard account user. That means that the usual way, ...
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Is there a way to know how much time a program takes at my computer's startup?

There are some programs which automatically start when I turn on my Windows 10. However, I would like to speed up the time it takes my PC to be ready. My solution is to find which software slows down ...
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How to be sure that application does autostart on Windows boot?

I used some application (CrystalDiskInfo) - portable version (directory, without installing into system), I placed it into C partition. I marked autostart option in there. But I wanna be sure that it ...
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Dropbox opens each time I plug in removable media

Every time I plug in removable media Dropbox opens and this window comes up. I only ever want dropbox to open if it's manually started by the user. I have unchecke preferences > settings > start with ...
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Systemd kills autostarting service (xampp). How to prevent that?

The service xampp.service is not autostarting, despite being enabled. It seems that systemd is killing it after succcesful start (?). It is located under /etc/systemd/system/ and contains the ...
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Raspbian Jessie: startup script doesn't work

I'm running Raspbian Jessie Lite on RPi3. I created a file in /etc/systemd/system/autostart.service: [Unit] Description=Application [Service] User=root ExecStart=/home/pi/autostart.sh [Install] ...
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Systemd: Autostart service after mongodb

ubuntu16.04.1, systemd An application depends on mongodb. The application and mongodb both start on boot as services. app.service containts next line: After=network.target mongod.service ...
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WinXP: locked-out because of time-diff. between Client and DC / write-access to c$ / Somehow run win32tm resync?

I'm locked out of a Windows-XP PC because of a time difference between the client and the windows domain (controller). I'm trying to solve the issue remotely because the host is two hour's drive away ...
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How to start autorun programs early?

We have software that we want to run very early in the login process. The software modifies or hides some elements of the user's desktop, and the user should never see the unmodified desktop. Now, on ...
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How do you configure Virtualbox VM to autostart after Windows-10 reboot?

In 2013 I tracked down how to autostart/shutdown a Virtualbox VM when the host is Linux. The process was officially documented and required a few steps. Right now I am interested in, how do you ...
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Autostart in windows from other os

How to add a program to autostart in Windows without turning the OS on? I've considered using USB Bootable Linux, but where should I put my program? If I put shortcut into Autostart folder will it ...
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What is the minimal lines of text needed for a desktop entry to autostart after GUI login?

Most desktop Linux distros allow you to autostart applications in a flexible manner as described in Freedesktop.org's Autostart spec. There are two steps: 1. mkdir -p $HOME/.config/autostart 2. create ...
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How to make a command run after login and x start?

I need to run xset led 3 after every login how can I do do this? I am on Manjaro using gnome.
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Auto start PuTTY from command-line with a specific startup path

I start multiple PuTTY sessions everyday with a specific path in each session. I have made a command in batch file as Start "c:\putty.exe" abc@1.1.1.1 -pw abc123 22 How do I proceed further to open ...
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ConEmu's startup option

Where I can find autostart ConEmu option? I have searched everywhere (google it too) and can't find it.
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LXDE (Lubuntu) can't add an autostart app

There are several answers for this on the internet including this one: How do I add startup applications in Lubuntu/Lxde? However, it simply does not work. 14.04 version of LUbuntu allows to both set ...
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Linux autostart application focus

Is it possible to have an application run by a autostart file like .config/autostart/app.desktop attain focus on start up? Window manager used is OpenBox, but it seems most window managers don't ...
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How to make a program start a first start up of the day? [closed]

Is there a way to make a program start when I log in, but only in first session. If I shut down and restart again in the same day, that program won't auto start. I am asking in both Windows and Linux. ...
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How do I make removable media (USB) autostart Windows Explorer when inserted?

How do I make removable (USB) media autostart Windows Explorer when I plug in the device?
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MFTBOX.exe auto start during screen shot; how to stop

This tool pops up when ever I am taking a screen shot. The exe is location is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Canon\MF Toolbox Ver4.9\MFTBOX.exe Not sure what it does and why it keeps showing up. Is there a ...
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Linux startup scripts

Background: I am running an Arch Linux build on my laptop. The system has been sitting there for three years. I've re-installed a couple of times, and I carried over the old dot files in my home ...