How to run a file just after the Personalized Settings?

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Mike84
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How to run a file just after the Personalized Settings?

Post by Mike84 » Wed Apr 09, 2014 8:40 am

HI,
How can i run a file after the Personalized Settings but before the Desktop loads?

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Post by ricktendo64 » Wed Apr 09, 2014 9:22 am

RunOnce/Ex if you want to run it just once, because Personalized Settings runs every time you create a new user account

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Post by Mike84 » Wed Apr 09, 2014 9:34 am

RunOnceEx is runnning before the Personalized Settings and i need to run a file after Personalized Settings but before the Desktop loads.
I have to do this because i have some settings that get overridden by the Personalized Settings and some settings will not get applied if the Desktop is loaded.

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Post by ricktendo64 » Wed Apr 09, 2014 11:56 am

Well, if you want to create a similar active setup entry look at those here

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components

After it runs it creates an entry in HKCU\<same\location> so it does not run again (unless you delete the HKCU active setup entry or create a new user)

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Post by Mike84 » Thu Apr 10, 2014 8:08 am

Thanks that worked i used "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\>>AlternativeRunOnce".
With ">>" everything will run after the Personalized Settings but before the Desktop loads.
Now i can for example enable the Quick Launch or trun on the Auto Hide Taskbar option without killing the explorer.exe. :-)

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