loading several new programs at start up

  cactusjack 13:31 08 Jun 2008

Hello everyone,

Is there a way within Windows XP for me to choose to load several new programs at start up?

For example:

- I want Internet Explorer to load up with a certain website
- My documents folder to open up
- World of Warcraft to load up
- and Mozilla to load up with yahoo webmail

Is there a way for me to have all of the above open automatically in addition to the usual stuff that loads when the desktop appears after logging in?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:40 08 Jun 2008

Just put short cuts to each in the startup folder.

  cactusjack 13:42 08 Jun 2008

Its that simple?! wow thanks!!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:52 08 Jun 2008

Its that simple?

should be.

It will work for IE Mozilla and My docs don't know about WOW as I don't have it.

  ambra4 13:56 08 Jun 2008

Just remember the more programs you have in start up the longer the computer will take to boot up and shut down

  crosstrainer 14:00 08 Jun 2008

If the game requires a CD / DVD, it would need to be in the drive...Could play havoc with your AV programme, and drastically slow boot time.

  cactusjack 14:19 08 Jun 2008

No CD required - loads from hard drive

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