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Auto launch an application at windows 8 32 bit startup

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8

    Auto launch an application at windows 8 32 bit startup

    Hello All,
    I have a problem in windows 8 32 bit to auto lunch my application at boot up/start up.
    Actually I already created registry in:



    while I am also created registry in:


    but every it is failed to launch my application at windows start up, in 64 bit version it works well after creating registry in wow6432node.

    Please help me.

    Last edited by amitch; 28 Aug 2012 at 23:28. Reason: some missing text

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  2. #2

    Posts : 354
    Windows Server 2012 Standard w/Hyper-V

    Why not just use the task scheduler?
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  3. #3

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8

    I want to do programmatically using MFC on user choice.
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  4. #4

    Posts : 21
    Windows 8 Pro, 64-bit

    Thanks for tipping me off to the wow6432node folder in the registry. I had been unsuccessful in all other attempts (excluding task scheduler). I noticed there are others with the same problem.
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Auto launch an application at windows 8 32 bit startup
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