FIX: Startup folder not working in Windows 10

Sometimes, the startup programs blow up and slow down the startup process. If you are one of those users who’ve been facing the issue of a faulty startup folder then this article will serve as the ultimate guide to fix this problem.

How can I fix the faulty startup folder?

Check the Startup Manager:

  • Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc in order to open Task Manager
  • Then open the Startup Tab
  • Now, choose the programs that you want to start with the system and simply enable them
  • Finally, save changes and restart the PC

Insert shortcut manually:

  • Head over to the installation folder of the problematic program
  • Now, to create a shortcut, right-click on the exe file and click on create a shortcut
  • Then press Windows key + R key
  • Next, input shell: startup in the RUN dialogue box and click OK
  • Now copy the shortcut and paste it into the Startup folder
  • Lastly, restart the PC

Run a DSIM scan:

  • Press Windows key + X key
  • The command prompt window will open click on the run an administrator.
  • Now type in the following command and press Enter.

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth

  • Lastly, let the command run and restart the PC


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