If you are coming from the Linux world you can think of it like one of the cron folders common to linux except that rather than executing its contents on a schedule it executes them whenever a user logs in. You can use the Run and RunOnce registry keys to make programs to run each time that a user logs on or run just once. The registry keys are located here. See if the programs that are starting up are there. The other path doesn't do anything. If I want to edit the file I click on the shortcut and go from there. Everything is working pretty well but I have an issue with the custom Start Menu for a non-admin user group.
I'm the only one using this computer. Whoa, Looks like we've done it! I created a file normal. The old way doesn't work anymore. Anyway, I ended up running the. I'm developing an application which needs a Word integration.
Here is the steps to find startup folder in Windows Server 2012. This will work with either the template open or in a document based on the template. This will work for the administrator user, plus when you deploy this from and use sysprep it will make sure that this config is part of the default user and so new users will get it too. That's what I thought, does the other path do the same function? I cannot logon to all the n machines, go to the shell: common startup folder and paste the shortcut of the executable file right? AutoHotkey and Bitorrent, I want to keep then starting wherever they are stored. I can verify that it works in server 2008 r2 and server 2012 r2. I save that code in a text file and change the extension to. I did set the registry key mentioned, however it has not helped.
Now we have BgInfo configured to be started from the Utilities folder on the Aero desktop, but also to be automatically executed at log in. I'm the only one using this computer. How about emailing your Add-In with instructions? I was fixin to delete Storkeit from the Registry There was a lot of them when I got the idea to uninstall Storkeit. Both are feature-rich startup managers that let you easily add startup programs along with their launch parameters. Let us say that the first thing you always do is fire up your browser and start browsing the web. Got ya, but would it hurt or break anything using the other path? Funny thing all the files I had installed in that folder in Windows 8. You can download: It's a single, portable program that will show you the location where they are installed for the startup as shown:.
Any thoughts why the 1st solution doesn't work?? Using Windows 10 with a background image applied using group policy. Start menu is blank I am having a hard time locating the issue and would appreciate any suggestions. There are many free tools that let you. To directly access this folder, open Run, type shell:startup and hit Enter. But it is not configured for the display that you want. One of the items I had to do a bit of digging to find was the location of the startup folder for all users.
Whenever I logon to any machine in the domain I need an app to play on startup. If I want to stop the program from starting I remove the shortcut from this folder. There may be some programs which you may want o always run on startup or boot. The following code should do this. It shouldn't affect anything, positively or negatively, using that path. I can log in as one of the new user accounts and the Start menu is showing correctly. To start with there's one I want to remove.
See for all the gory details. Not all of these parameters will be seen in the screenshot below. Visiting Indian Ocean and Reunion Island? I only have one problem, I have been playing around with bginfo for a while. The contents of the file is here: This is applied to a specific user group, and when creating users it is applying successfuly. This will work for the administrator user, plus when you deploy this from template and use sysprep it will make sure that this config is part of the default user and so new users will get it too. That took care of that problem. Now the Startup folder should appear, you can create and move shortcuts for application you want automatically startup into this folder.
Hi there, thank you for the article. How can I identify word startup folders for other users? In Windows 10 the Startup folder is still there. Don Cole Try this: right click start, in the run box type shell:startup and then press enter. Has something been changed in Server 2012-R2 security?? Is there a reason you are using a. Any of you guys know how I could do this, would it be through an Environment variable or something like that?? If I want to start a program when I boot up, I drop and drag a shortcut to that folder. To add startup programs easily, you can make use of freeware like or. If yes, copy file there - If no, get %appdata% contents from.
Any suggestion will be apreciated. Name End Sub Please mark helpful or answered as appropriate to help other users. Just because I felt in the same issue migrating a remote desktop server from 2008 to win 2016. I had to do a bit of Googling to find the location for the Common Startup folder. Corn Dog Lover I like corn dogs but I do not like the breading on corn dogs. Anonymous The problem is that the people in charge of designing things for microsoft are all 22 year old propeller heads with zero common sense or experience and the people above them are all marketing twits. When user close the program, also close the remote desktop session.
One of the lovely things about Microsoft that baffles us and keeps us employed. Update: I looked at , and looked at the blog posted suggested by Robert Angell,. Maybe this can be foudn through Word Com object too? First off, your text might not sit on top of their wallpaper so well depending on the font color. The configuration of BgInfo when it is working is relatively simple and so I will let you deal with it. I've managed to determine the location of word startup folder for current user through StartupPath property of Word.