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"Notepad"="c:\windows otepad.exe". Remove a startup application. If you're trying to remove a program and can not find it in the StartUp folder (usually C:\WINDOWS\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp), then it may be launching from one of the registry keys below. Oct 29, 2009 · I configured the Internet Explorer to load on Windows 7 startup by going through the following steps. First of all launch the Group Policy Editor by clicking Start, then type gpedit.msc and hit Enter. Now navigate to the User Configuration > Windows Settings > Scripts(Log on/Log off) option. Jul 15, 2009 · In pre-Windows 7 versions of Windows, I was able to setup a VPN connection in Networking and Sharing in the control panel and add a shortcut to that connection in the "Startup" folder. This allowed the VPN connection to connect automatically on startup.
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Apparently in Windows 7, the OS will attempt to interpret the entire path (even if there are no quotes), so the auto-startup works just fine. In Windows XP, it’s a little more complicated. Any time there is a space in the path, Windows will check to see if that path exists, and if it does, it will use that. Automatically restart windows - Microsoft Community Jul 25, 2020