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  • Where is windows 10 startup folder?

    Could anyone please tell me where is the Windows 10 startup folder? I want to put an application on the startup.

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    To directly access this folder, open Run, type shell:startup and hit Enter.


    Accessing Windows 10 Startup Folder

    There are some ways in which you can access the Windows 10 Startup folder. Lets’ go through available methods one by one.

    First option is Run command.

    1. Use these paths- Shell:common startup ->Gives location for all user’s startups.
      Folder Location: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp
    2. Shell:startup ->Gives location for current user startups
      Folder Location: C:\Users\RK\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

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    Second through Windows Settings

    Tap on Start Menu then click Windows icon in the lower-left portion of your desktop.

    Select Settings->Choose Apps -> and on the left side menu, select Startup.

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    Third Using the Task Manager

    Ways to access task manager

    1. Right click on taskbar and select task managerScreenshot (15)

    2. Press Ctrl+Alt+delete then select task managerDSC_0105

    Click the Startup tab to see the programs then click on the program to either enable or disableScreenshot (18)

    Forth Through File Explorer

    Enable the Show Hidden Files option in order to enable you to access hidden system files and folders in the path. Go to the File Explorer and drop the path below into the Quick access bar. All Users Startup Folder is located using the following path; C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp

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