Solved Missing Startup option in Settings / Apps


JLYork

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Hi

The option to enable/disable startup items using the Apps option in Settings has just disappeared following the latest update. Startup items are shown under Task Manager and can be enable/disabled here but the Startup folder at "C:\Users\xxxx\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup" is showing as empty. I've run DISM.exe but still have the problem.

Has anyone else had the same problem and found a fix?

Thanks

John
 
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23H2 22631.3085 Home with latest KB5034204 update

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Hello JLYork, :alien:

This happens when the registry keys below get deleted.

Code:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System]
"SupportUwpStartupTasks"=dword:00000001
"EnableFullTrustStartupTasks"=dword:00000002
"EnableUwpStartupTasks"=dword:00000002
"SupportFullTrustStartupTasks"=dword:00000001

If you like, you can download and merge the REG file below to restore the above.
 

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Have a read through this thread,

Many thanks for the link. I've read the very useful thread and have just merged the registry file supplied by Brink and everything is back to normal! Many thanks for the help.
 

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Great news. Glad we could help. :shawn:
 

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    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
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    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
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    64 GB (4x16GB) G.SKILL TridentZ RGB DDR4 3600 MHz (F4-3600C18D-32GTZR)
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING (11GB GDDR5X)
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    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    2 x Samsung Odyssey G75 27"
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    2560x1440
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    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
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    Galaxy S23 Plus phone
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    Windows 11 Pro
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    Laptop
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    HP Spectre x360 2in1 14-eu0098nr (2024)
    CPU
    Intel Core Ultra 7 155H 4.8 GHz
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    16 GB LPDDR5x-7467 MHz
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    Integrated Intel Arc
    Sound Card
    Poly Studio
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    14" 2.8K OLED multitouch
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    2880 x 1800
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    2 TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
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    Intel Wi-Fi 7 BE200 (2x2) and Bluetooth 5.4
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Hello JLYork, :alien:

This happens when the registry keys below get deleted.

Code:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System]
"SupportUwpStartupTasks"=dword:00000001
"EnableFullTrustStartupTasks"=dword:00000002
"EnableUwpStartupTasks"=dword:00000002
"SupportFullTrustStartupTasks"=dword:00000001

If you like, you can download and merge the REG file below to restore the above.
Many thanks Brink, the file worked perfectly! Wonder what other keys have disappeared from \Policies\System? Thanks again!
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    WINDOWS 11
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Home build
    CPU
    Intel
    Motherboard
    MSI
    Memory
    16 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Nvidia 1650
    Sound Card
    MB
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Acer
    Hard Drives
    Adata SSD
    PSU
    Be quiet
    Case
    Coolermaster
    Cooling
    Noctua
    Keyboard
    Logitech
    Mouse
    Logitech
    Internet Speed
    500
    Browser
    Edge
    Antivirus
    Avast
Many thanks Brink, the file worked perfectly! Wonder what other keys have disappeared from \Policies\System? Thanks again!
Usually, the rest are for some configured group policies.
 

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System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
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    PC/Desktop
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    Custom self build
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    64 GB (4x16GB) G.SKILL TridentZ RGB DDR4 3600 MHz (F4-3600C18D-32GTZR)
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING (11GB GDDR5X)
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    2 x Samsung Odyssey G75 27"
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 990 PRO M.2,
    4TB Samsung 990 PRO M.2,
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3 wall mounted
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3
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    1 Gbps Download and 35 Mbps Upload
    Browser
    Google Chrome
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender and Malwarebytes Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Galaxy S23 Plus phone
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Spectre x360 2in1 14-eu0098nr (2024)
    CPU
    Intel Core Ultra 7 155H 4.8 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB LPDDR5x-7467 MHz
    Graphics card(s)
    Integrated Intel Arc
    Sound Card
    Poly Studio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    14" 2.8K OLED multitouch
    Screen Resolution
    2880 x 1800
    Hard Drives
    2 TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
    Internet Speed
    Intel Wi-Fi 7 BE200 (2x2) and Bluetooth 5.4
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    Chrome and Edge
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    Windows Defender and Malwarebytes Premium
Usually, the rest are for some configured group policies.
That's fine, I've got Windows Home so not an issue. Thanks
 

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  • OS
    WINDOWS 11
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    PC/Desktop
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    Home build
    CPU
    Intel
    Motherboard
    MSI
    Memory
    16 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Nvidia 1650
    Sound Card
    MB
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Acer
    Hard Drives
    Adata SSD
    PSU
    Be quiet
    Case
    Coolermaster
    Cooling
    Noctua
    Keyboard
    Logitech
    Mouse
    Logitech
    Internet Speed
    500
    Browser
    Edge
    Antivirus
    Avast
:shawn:
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self build
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    64 GB (4x16GB) G.SKILL TridentZ RGB DDR4 3600 MHz (F4-3600C18D-32GTZR)
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING (11GB GDDR5X)
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    2 x Samsung Odyssey G75 27"
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 990 PRO M.2,
    4TB Samsung 990 PRO M.2,
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3 wall mounted
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3
    Internet Speed
    1 Gbps Download and 35 Mbps Upload
    Browser
    Google Chrome
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender and Malwarebytes Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Galaxy S23 Plus phone
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Spectre x360 2in1 14-eu0098nr (2024)
    CPU
    Intel Core Ultra 7 155H 4.8 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB LPDDR5x-7467 MHz
    Graphics card(s)
    Integrated Intel Arc
    Sound Card
    Poly Studio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    14" 2.8K OLED multitouch
    Screen Resolution
    2880 x 1800
    Hard Drives
    2 TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
    Internet Speed
    Intel Wi-Fi 7 BE200 (2x2) and Bluetooth 5.4
    Browser
    Chrome and Edge
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender and Malwarebytes Premium

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