How To Open Startup Folder In Windows 10?

Windows 10 Startup Folder is used to start applications automatically during boot. When Windows starts it checks the Startup Folder and starts applications shortcut located in the Startup Folder. Every user has a startup folder in Windows 10. In this tutorial, we examine what is the startup folder for the specified user and how to access and open the Startup Folder in Windows?

Open Startup Folder Location For Specific User In Windows 10

In Windows 10 every user has his/her own Startup Folder. This private Startup Folder is used by only this user in order to start applications when his/her Windows sessions start. The Startup Folder for a specific user is located under his/her user directory. For example, the user “ismail” startup folder is located under the following path.

C:\Users\ismail\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
Windows 10 User Startup Folder

The Startup Folder for the current user can be opened in different ways. The Windows Run can be used to open the Startup Folder for the current user by executing the shell:startup command like below. Windows Run can be opened with the WIN+R key shortcut.

Open Specific Startup Folder via Windows Run

Open Startup Folder Location For All Users In Windows 10

Windows 10 also provides a Startup Folder for all users in Windows 10. All user startup folder programs are started when one of the users logs in and starts his/her sessions. The All Users Startup Folder is located under the ProgramData in the C:\ . The full path of the all users startup folder is like below.

C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp

The All Users Startup Folder can be opened via the Windows Run. First open the Windows Run with the WIN+R keys and then execute the shell:common startup command like below.

Open All Users Startup Folder via Windows Run

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