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Start On Boot

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I have been working on this for a while how can I have my software start whenever the computer is booted. It is a fully background operation that will update my software. So I prefer that it doesn't mess with the user. But will run and check for a update on every boot. So how can I assign my software to a users computers regrestery.

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Okay maybe you can walk me through how to do this a little more programmatic. or at least explain how to make my software auto add its self to the start up with out me doing it.

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RegWrite("HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run", "App Name", "App path")

Instead of the startup folder.


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I would of posted that, but that could of been viewed a malicious.

Almost anything can be viewed as malicious. There are some people that can be considered malicious if they manage to turn on their computer. We often use the Run and RunOnce keys so I don't worry about those two unless there is something that tells me I should. I also know a bit about how Windows deals with that key so as long as the system is properly protected there isn't much to worry about.

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Question about decompiling code? Read the decompiling FAQ and don't bother posting the question in the forums.

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The PCRE (Regular Expression) ToolKit for AutoIT - (Updated Oct 20, 2011 ver:3.0.1.13) - Please update your current version before filing any bug reports. The installer now includes both 32 and 64 bit versions. No change in version number.

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