"Don't make a grown man cry
My eyes dilate, my lips go green
My hands are greasy
She's a mean, mean machine
Start it up" - The Rolling Stones
Today's Know-IT-All answer is:
c. Add the appropriate registry entry
Learn more:Many programs set themselves to run at startup, or run something once in Windows 2000. This is not that difficult to do, and simply involves adding a Registry entry.
If you want to add a program that runs at startup for every user in Windows 2000, navigate to the following key:
- "drivepathprogram name" /switch1 /option2
If this quiz has left you yearning for a little more information, please check the links below for related articles and tips:
>> Serdar Yegulalp's full article on setting programs to run at startup.
>> Read this tip on streamlining a users' start menu.
>> Learn how to back up your registry with batch files.
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