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Set Startup Programs in Windows 8

Posted by Abhimanyu K Vatsa Articles | Windows 8 August 03, 2012
In this article you will see how to set the Startup Programs in Windows 8.
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In previous versions of Windows, to set startup programs we just open Run > msconfig.exe and in the window find "Startup" tab or click on Start > All Programs > Startup (and list the programs here by dragging icons) but Windows 8 has been changed a bit.

If you go through the traditional method by typing msconfig, you will get the message to open the "Task Manager".

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So, don't go long, just enter "Task Manager" and get it.

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Now, you can find the "Startup" option in the Task Manager window.

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Here you can disable any programs by right-clicking on it.

And if you want to add any program in the Startup, you need to open this Startup folder, find it here:


'C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs'

And right-click on the "Startup" folder and pin it to start.

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And now you have the Startup folder available from the Metro Start screen.

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Once you are in the "Startup" folder, right-click to create a shortcut program.

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After doing that you will see the program in "Task Manager" Startup list too.

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I hope you like it. Thanks.

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