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How to Open Windows 10 Startup Folder

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  • How to Open Windows 10 Startup Folder

    Startup folder has shortcuts for software that will automatically start when on user logon.
    Startup objects can be enabled or disabled by Task manager, but some apps use startup folder shortcuts instead of registry keys to launch. In this case, statup folder is the location where shortcuts of automatic startup apps are located. We can add or remove shortcuts on Startup folder.

    Windows 10 Startup folder can be easily found by running the command "Shell:Startup"
    • Right click on start menu and click "Run Command"
    • Enter "Shell:Startup" and click "OK"

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    And Startup folder will open.
    The path of this folder is:
    C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
    Aditionally, entering command "Shell:Common Startup" will open all users (Common) startup folder. This folder contains startup objects for all users.
    The path of Common Stratup folder is:

    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
    Last edited by Evidenc3; 23-08-2016, 09:52 PM.