Add startup or shutdown scripts in Windows

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Add startup or shutdown scripts in Windows

This tutorial will guide you step by step in the process of adding scripts to the startup or shutdown of Windows 2000/XP/Vista.


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  • Submitted By - Devesh Khanna

  • Submitted on - 2008-04-26 22:30:01


There are some features of Microsoft Windows that can come very handy from time to time if you know how to use them. Startup and shutdown scripts feature is one of that.

Firstly, you should know what scripts are all about. A script is a set of commands that your system can run in order to automate tasks.

If you'd like to run 2 programs and 20 commands every day for example, you don't have to do this by hand. Simply use batch files or Visual Basic scripting and they're done by a click of the mouse.    More detail...

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