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    Auto-loading Windows Virtual Desktops at Startup

    Is there a way to have a specific program load at windows startup on, for instance, desktop 2?

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    There are several ways to start programs when Windows loads. You ought to know that. What are you really trying to do?
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    Have them / a program start and move to, for instance, Desktop #2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CWBillow View Post
    Is there a way to have a specific program load at windows startup on, for instance, desktop 2?

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    No there is not. You would need to move it manually after startup.

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    Ah well...nice idea though.

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    Chuck,

    The short answer is that it is possible. See example here.

    Unfortunately, I don't know C# so I can't play with this. I tried getting it into PowerShell but the C# generates a compilation error and as I said don't know it well enough to debug it.

    Maybe someone conversant in C# can jump in here and get this one done?

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    So, RG, I'll just satisfy myself knowing it is possible and therefore fodder for someone to take and run with it, as nearly always happens with computers.

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    I've seen it mentioned a few times in various tech sites but have never been interested in having programs auto-load on startup so never pursued it.
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