You may want to add a program to startup in Windows 10 and make it automatically launch when the PC boots. By the way you can do the same even with a document, URL address or folder if you need. Here is how to find the startup folder for a particular user and the startup folder for all users in Windows 10.
Windows 10 Startup Folder Location
If you want to add a program, URL or document to startup you should place its shortcut to user startup folder. By default it is located in:
How To Add A Program To Startup In Windows 10
You may put shortcuts to various items into this directory. But be cautions: adding too many programs to the folder can make your PC boot for too long (especially if you are still using a classic hard disk drive as your system disk).
- Press Win+R
- Press Enter:
- Copy the shortcut of a program or document:
- Paste the shortcut to startup folder:
This is how it should be:
How To Add A Program To Startup In Windows 10 For All Users
If you wish the program to run at startup in all users accounts place a shortcut in common startup folder. In Windows 10 its default location is:
- Press Win+R.
- Press Enter:
- Copy the executive file or document.
- Use Paste or Paste shortcut to place one to Common startup folder:
Alternative Method To Create A Shortcut In The Startup Folder
- Right-click the empty area and select New -> Shortcut:
- Browse the file or folder or enter URL and press Next:
- Give a name to your new shortcut and press OK:
Now restart your computer and check if your program or another item you specified launches correctly as you log in to the user account (or as soon as your PC signs in automatically as we explained here).