Startup folder


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Startup folder

A Windows folder that contains pointers to applications (shortcuts) that are launched when Windows is started. See Win Startup folder.

In the Mac, startup apps can be added and deleted from Login items in the Users & Groups control panel.
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AWHEN Windows starts, it automatically runs a number of programs (listed in the Startup folder in Start Menu/Programs, among other places).
C will search for Windows machines within the infected Local Area Network and will try to copy itself to their Startup folder.
AYOU can prevent the programs in the StartUp folder on your Start menu from running by holding down the Ctrl key while Windows loads.
The worm then copies itself to the Startup folder on the victim's machine as ***.
On Windows machines with hard drives shared for several users, the worm attempts to copy itself to the Startup folder, activating when the machine is rebooted.