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HOWTO: Start a program when Windows starts

Article Created: 2004-07-30 21:38 GMT by Jordan Russell
Last Updated: 2004-07-30 21:44 GMT by Jordan Russell


There are two different ways to accomplish this:

  1. Create a shortcut in the Startup group.
  2. Create a value in the Run key of the registry:
    [Registry]
    Root: HKLM; Subkey: "SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run"; ValueType: string; ValueName: "YourApplicationName"; ValueData: """{app}\YourApplicationName.exe"""; Flags: uninsdeletevalue
    Administrative privileges are needed to write to that key, so be sure this is in your [Setup] section:
    PrivilegesRequired=admin

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