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Where is the common startup folder in windows 8?
How to limit a program to startup in only certain user profiles, rather than all?
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C:\Users\<User Profile folder name>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

got to this link for more detail with screen shots http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/where-is-startup-folder-how-to-edit-startup-items-in-windows-8/

open msconfig & you can see local machine registry key for your specific program
(local machine reg key means it runs under any user logs on to computer)
you can add program path to current user registry
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This is all fine, but... when I install a program that starts up for me, it also starts up for everyone else. How do I fix it so it only starts up for me? In win XP it was easy... just moved it from the All Users startup folder to my startup folder and it was done.
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I didn' have checked this yet. But can find info for you. Can you find all user startup folder through above guide. I guess it will be under public http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/where-is-startup-folder-how-to-edit-startup-items-in-windows-8/
There are few easy ways to find this. Go to above link, you can find task manager has startup tab. You can right click it & open file location.
From msconfig you can uncheck startup item for all users, if it shows under local machine reg key & add it to current user's startup reg key by logging in to requered user account.
After remove from msconfig it not loads for any of user.
I think you can have an idear from this
 If you are not clear pls let us know
Writing at a busy time & provide mor info later if requer
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