How to Add or Remove Programs in Startup in Windows 8

 

 

In Windows 8 Startup feature is used to run special programs automatically during desktop loading. An Advantage of Startup feature in windows 8 is that you can launch your favorite program without choosing it from either metro apps screen or desktop icons.

How to Add or Remove Programs in Startup in Windows 8 is such question, which is commonly asked? To solve query like this I am putting step-wise solution underneath the particular line.

Add or Remove Programs in Startup in Windows 8 –

First Step – 

  • If you have decided to add Internet Explorer in windows startup lists, At first, you have to create the shortcut of Internet Explorer on the desktop.
  • Browse your computer C drive and Open Programs Files.
  • Now Click on Internet Explorer folder. Here, you have to choose Shortcut of Internet explorer.
  • Right click on this shortcut, choose Send to from the drop down and select Desktop (create shortcut).
  • Internet explorer shortcut is displaying on your desktop screen.
 Add or Remove Programs in Startup in Windows 8
windows 8 Internet explorer shortcut
Second Step – 
  • Open RUN and type Shell:startup in blank box and press OK button

  • Now Startup folder window is appearing on the computer screen. Move or drag Internet Explorer shortcut and add in startup list.

 Add or Remove Programs in Startup in Windows 8  Add or Remove Programs in Startup in Windows 8

Now windows 8 will run internet explorer automatically whenever you will start your computer.

Remarks –  you can add another important program or system tool shortcut in windows startup too, for example – Google chrome, Antivirus, Control panel and several more.

Remove Startup Programs from startup folder

If you want to remove anyone startup program shortcut from startup lists. open Startup folder through above given the same process and delete shortcut after select it.

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2 thoughts on “How to Add or Remove Programs in Startup in Windows 8

  1. Windows…. always making things complicated.

  2. Hamza Siddiqui says:

    Thank You 🙂

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