Done a whole clean install, drives reorganized but two things that irk me a little.

The blue windows logo splash screen, before i could turn it off, but when i go in msconfig and select NOGUI it still shows up, is there are still a way, perhaps something in the registry?
I used to put Microsoft Edge in starting up automatically but it doesn't want to do it anymore (it worked fine until certain updates and reboots), also when i go to c:\windows\systemapps\ etc etc and click the edge exe file manually it doesn't do anything, yet when i click the edge icon on the taskbar it runs fine..

Seems most likely an update that screwed it, and happens with a bunch of people though there aren't real solutions, and i already cleaned up my old files, so can't restore.

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Are you referring to this folder?
C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

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That's where i put edge yes, but in C:\Windows\SystemApps\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe when i click it there it's also not working, why it wouldn't automatically start up either.

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It works for me.
Have open the 'Startup' folder, then drag and drop from the 'Start menu' the Edge shortcut.

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Windows won't start anything in the Startup folder if it is configured to run as an admin. You need to set up a scheduled event for that. Maybe that is the reason.

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But that worked fine until a few updates and reboots, and for some reason clicking the icon on the taskbar also still works, how?

In apps i cleaned edge, and the deletion option is ticked off there, so can't reinstall it

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We had the same problem at work when switching to Win10 with our own software (that requires admin rights). Use the task scheduler, like talgaby said, and as trigger use LogOn, not StartUp.

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But that's all trying to run it automatically, but if the exe file itself won't even run (doesn't say it crashed etc, nothing) think that won't even matter?

Time stamp on edge is from today, so maybe it stopped working all together after an update, i think i saw that one passing by while updating. https://howtofixwindows.com/microsoft-edge-not-working/
But those things don't solve it.

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This is a trick but may work for you. Combine two solutions:

1st: Open edge from command line (do a .bat with the command and it should work)
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/31164253/how-to-open-url-in-microsoft-edge-from-the-command-line

2nd: Execute a .bat without a visible window:
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/23557720/execute-batch-file-without-command-line-visible

So, try putting the .vsb into "Windows Startup folder" and execute the .bat in it. The .bat should just open edge.

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Why not just use the task scheduler instead?

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Oh darn, thought I clicked on my Steamgifts bookmark, but I ended up in Google Search....

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That stopped anyone? If it was so googleable i wouldn't post here..

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WINDOWS 7 FOREVER!!! UPDATE NEVER!!!!

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If you need to buy a new computer most places don't even have W8* option anymore so unless you had a W7 non-OEM license, which vast majority of people don't, you do not get a choice in changing to W10.

*After updates it is decent overall even when compared to W7 and it has basically everything positive W10 has without the issues and bullshit. Also will keep updating for a long while still.

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Lack of a license has never stopped anyone.

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Dude you are vastly overestimating people's competence with computers, the majority just stops at 'it came with the computer' and most of the rest at 'cd from previous one asks for key I don't have or mine doesn't work'.

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we can all agree that W8 was ass the bloatware was a nightmare. 3 hours of siting at my pc googling and uninstalling/disabling shit. had to download a program to remove most of it or turn it off. 8gb of ram and your pc is doing nothing using 87% of it...good job windows 8. got 3 more years out of that pc and scrapped it for parts.

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Oh it absolutely tried to match Vista's mess which itself surpassed XP's initial horrible release(which almost no one remembers due to it being fixed into being great later and being the OS for so long), but then switching to a new Microsoft OS without giving it a few years first was shown to be an horrible idea nearly twenty years ago with W2000 and proved at every single release since(W7 was the least bad but that says more about how badly Vista was botched and subsequently flopped) yet people keep doing it and expecting otherwise.

Anyway back to W8 as is common for Microsoft once their focus switches to a new OS the older ones get fixes and work better so by this point if W7 is not an option then W8 is better than W10 since the latter has all the issues the former has but the reverse isn't true. Once Microsoft moves on from W10, hopefully anyway because as long as it stays the focus it will remain the mess it is, I expect a similar thing will occur and people will be having discussions on how they are not moving on from it.

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I can understand people being forced to use 10 on work computers, but otherwise yeah, there's no reason for someone to install it on their own PC, or even to keep it if it comes pre-installed.

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i not understand nothing this things,but i just hear people talk about this on road today and they say "check also if at setting owner have trustedinstaller or maybe it stop work" about internet software after they change things,i not know if can be useful to you,u try check this too.

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