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Rainmeter will not run on startup

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cyborgcey9759
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Rainmeter will not run on startup

Post by cyborgcey9759 »

I get no error or warning and I have reinstalled rainmeter several times but it will not load on startup, I even tried the beta version.
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jsmorley
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Re: Rainmeter will not run on startup

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I suspect you have some issue with your account in Windows not having the appropriate permissions. What you might try:


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cyborgcey9759
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Re: Rainmeter will not run on startup

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Already tried that didn't make any difference.
mak_kawa
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Re: Rainmeter will not run on startup

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Hi cyborgcey9759

Is the Rainmeter launch icon in C:\Users\(your username)\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup?
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balala
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Re: Rainmeter will not run on startup

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cyborgcey9759 wrote:
March 26th, 2020, 2:28 pm
I get no error or warning and I have reinstalled rainmeter several times but it will not load on startup, I even tried the beta version.
What Windows version are you using? If Windows 10, go to Start > Settings > Apps > Startup and check there is you have a Rainmeter desktop customization tool and if it is set active. I suppose it is not.
Some details here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4026268/windows-10-change-startup-apps
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Mor3bane
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Re: Rainmeter will not run on startup

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balala wrote:
March 27th, 2020, 9:29 am
What Windows version are you using? If Windows 10, go to Start > Settings > Apps > Startup and check there is you have a Rainmeter desktop customization tool and if it is set active. I suppose it is not.
Some details here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4026268/windows-10-change-startup-apps
This.

I had to do this exact thing but in reverse to stop rainmeter from loading on startup. Weird that I noticed this thread.

I hope the OP sees this and it helps.
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