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How to add a program to Windows startup

Step 1:

Start regedit:

Press “Win + R” or Start button > Run

Step 2:

To run only for current user:

In regedit, go to:

To run for all users, go to:


Step 3:

Right Click > New > String Value

and then type name of the program e.g.: “Sticky Notes”

Right Click > Modify

now enter the full path of the program e.g.:”C:\Windows\System32\StikyNot.exe”

Now your program should start the next time you restart your PC


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