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How to automaticlly start an application

 
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Hi.
I have a java program that need to be started at user logon on windows.
I know that it needs to be placed in the startup folder of the user, but what do I place there? An .exe?Or maybe a .bat file that starts a JVM
(i.e.: java myprogram)

Thanks,
Alex
 
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If I understand you, you are asking how to run a java program as a Windows Service. Correct?
You could try Java Service Wrapper. It's free.
 
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If you want to run your program as a Windows Service, then Cindy's suggestion is good.
But if you just want to start your program in the start-up, and doesn't want to make it a Windows service, a simple batch file will do, as you pointed.
 
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