start up



wijimbo
07-10-2005, 12:26 AM
time was that using dos 6 we could enter a command in autoexec.bat and have
that command run when booting up. ie program.exe how do i do that with
windows xp??
should be easy but ill be darned if i can figure it out.

Rick \Nutcase\ Rogers
07-10-2005, 12:26 AM
Hi,

Drop a shortcut to the program or create a batch (.bat) file to do it in the
startup folder.

For yourself, use:
C:\Documents and Settings\<user_name>\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

For everyone on the system use:
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

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Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

"wijimbo" <wijimbo@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:EF647D2B-EF69-40A1-964D-21FEE413A92E@microsoft.com...
> time was that using dos 6 we could enter a command in autoexec.bat and
> have
> that command run when booting up. ie program.exe how do i do that with
> windows xp??
> should be easy but ill be darned if i can figure it out.

wijimbo
07-10-2005, 12:28 AM
"wijimbo" wrote:

> time was that using dos 6 we could enter a command in autoexec.bat and have
> that command run when booting up. ie program.exe how do i do that with
> windows xp??
> should be easy but ill be darned if i can figure it out.
thank you very much. it turns out i was confusing start up with startup
thanks again
jim


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