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Author Topic: help - how to make an app run at boot time (before the login screen)  (Read 1637 times)

hgondalf

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Dear coders,

For reasons of security and privacy I start my Windows XP with the login screen. No auto-login.  I would like to use AHK to write an app that would run (once) at boot time, that is, at or before the appearance of the login screen.

Could anyone give me tips on how to do this? 

Thanks

-Harry

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Re: help - how to make an app run at boot time (before the login screen)
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2010, 01:03:44 PM »
Check help on the Task Scheduler.  At least in my Vista version it has a trigger to run a task at startup. Your mileage may vary depending on what flavor of Windows you are running.

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Re: help - how to make an app run at boot time (before the login screen)
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2010, 01:59:57 PM »
Look here.