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Starting MinimWatch
09-09-2018, 17:36 (This post was last modified: 16-09-2018 00:57 by Gumby.)
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Starting MinimWatch
I would like to have MinimWatch start automatically when I reboot or start my computer. Currently, it seems the only way to start it is to start it manually after starting my PC. Is there a way to have start when booting Windows or, alternately, pinning the shortcut icon to the Taskbar? I am running the latest version of MinimWatch on a Windows 7 PC.
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10-09-2018, 01:27 (This post was last modified: 10-09-2018 01:28 by antonmb.)
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RE: Starting MinimWatch
I haven’t used 7 for a while, but I’m pretty sure you just create a shortcut for Minimwatch on your desktop, then drag it to your startup folder. Read this: https://helpdeskgeek.com/windows-7/add-p...up-folder/

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10-09-2018, 07:08
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RE: Starting MinimWatch
If you copy the MinimWatch shortcut in C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\MinimWatch into C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

that should (in theory) start it automatically. Not tried it - it's an executable Java file so not sure.

You'll need to show hidden files and folders in Explorer btw.
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15-09-2018, 23:57 (This post was last modified: 16-09-2018 01:00 by Gumby.)
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RE: Starting MinimWatch
Thanks to both of you for your help. The two suggestions basically led to the same place. However, the real problem I was having was creating the shortcut. I finally found it in the minimum program directory as shown on the attached screenshot. Copy this the Startup folder and it works.


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16-09-2018, 00:20
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? good to hear.
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09-10-2018, 08:48
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RE: Starting MinimWatch
I was kindly pointed here by member timster and this fixes my query too.

Thanks to all involved for your help as I suspect I'd never have found where all the folders are.
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