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    Question How do I make MS Outlook open automatically at bootup?

    I should know this but I don't.

    My better half wants to have her email right on the screen when she boots up the W7 32 bit pc.

    Ie with outlook logged in and ready to send and having downloaded the latest emails?

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    You can copy the shortcut from Outlook and paste it on the C:\Users\YourUsername\Start Menu\Programs\Startup folder.
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    The downside to this is that if there's "a problem" with startup, a huge amount of CPU cycles and time will be devoted to starting up what is quite a hefty program!

    Is it really so difficult to double-click on a desktop icon when all the boot and startup work is finished, and the CPU is nearly idle?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BATcher View Post
    The downside to this is that if there's "a problem" with startup, a huge amount of CPU cycles and time will be devoted to starting up what is quite a hefty program!

    Is it really so difficult to double-click on a desktop icon when all the boot and startup work is finished, and the CPU is nearly idle?
    Its really not that bad. I used to load Outlook at startup all the time when I was still working. The number of times you have a problem with startup is rare and even then, the extra 5 seconds or so is no big deal. Its really just user preference and makes sense if the first thing you always do after booting is read email.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BATcher View Post
    The downside to this is that if there's "a problem" with startup, a huge amount of CPU cycles and time will be devoted to starting up what is quite a hefty program!

    Is it really so difficult to double-click on a desktop icon when all the boot and startup work is finished, and the CPU is nearly idle?
    For me no.

    But I'm am not her so for that reason I need to set this to meet client needs.

    If it can be automated do it!

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