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Adding Applications To The Windows Startup

Posted By:Hefin Dsouza       Posted Date: August 11, 2009    Points: 10    Category: System Registery    URL: http://www.dotnetspark.com  
 

Adding Applications To The Windows Startup

This Code will let you add your Application at Windows startup


Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Me.Load
        My.Computer.Registry.LocalMachine.OpenSubKey("SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run", True).SetValue(Application.ProductName, Application.ExecutablePath)
    End Sub



Be carefull where you place this code.
It should not irritate your users its beter if you have a option to let user set wether he wants to let your application startup.
To Remove the startup Application

My.Computer.Registry.LocalMachine.OpenSubKey("SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run", True).DeleteValue(Application.ProductName)

Regards
Hefin Dsouza


     

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