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How to enable taskbar toolbar at startup automatically?

  1. #1


    Trnava
    Posts : 683
    Win 8.1.1 Pro x64

    How to enable taskbar toolbar at startup automatically?


    I have started to use NetSpeedMonitor to monitor network speed and bandwidth usage and when it is set to start at boot, it asks to enable its toolbar on a taskbar. Obviously I would prefer, if I would not have to confirm it at every startup. I currently have it set like this and I wonder, if there is a command like: "/allow":
    Code:
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
    "NetSpeed"="C:\\Program Files\\NetSpeedMonitor\\nsmc.exe"
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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Tairiku,

    You should be able to create an elevated shortcut using the tutorial below for the NetSpeedMonitor (nsmc.exe), then place the elevated shortcut in your Startup folder. This will have it run elevated at startup without getting a UAC prompt.

    Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt - Create - Windows 7 Help Forums
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  3. #3


    Trnava
    Posts : 683
    Win 8.1.1 Pro x64


    I would have never guessed, that it is related to UAC. Thanks.

    It says, that I can not give you rep again, so I hope, that thank you is enough.
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    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    That would be plenty. I'm glad to hear that it was able to help.
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