Apps Turn On or Off Run at Startup for PowerToys in Windows 10 and Windows 11

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This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off run at startup for Microsoft PowerToys for your account in Windows 10 and Windows 11.

Microsoft PowerToys is a set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their Windows experience for greater productivity.

When you install Microsoft PowerToys, it will run at startup for your account by default. All users on the PC can turn on or off PowerToys to run at startup for their account.

Here's How:

1 Open the PowerToys app.

2 Open PowerToys Settings. (see screenshot below)


3 In PowerToys Settings, click/tap on General in the left pane. (see screenshot below)

4 Under Appearance & behavior settings, turn on or off Run at startup for what you want.

5 You can now close PowerToys Settings if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink

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