Solved

Append menu at windows boot menu

Posted on 2013-01-27
6
405 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-30
Hallo Experts,

I need to append an option to windows boot menu. If user selects that option, the windows will first run my exe at the startup. Otherwise it will boot normally.

1. Windows normal boot menu
2. Booting with my exe at startup.

I need this in Windows XP & Windows 7 both.
How is it possible? Kindly help.

Regards,
Soumen
0
Comment
Question by:Soumen-Roy
  • 3
  • 3
6 Comments
 
LVL 44

Expert Comment

by:Darr247
ID: 38824677
You mean you want the option to run your exe to get offered every time windows starts?
(because I assume your exe does not actually contain its own bootable kernel.)

How about if the current user logs off and another user logs on, without actually rebooting... do you want it offered then, too?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Soumen-Roy
ID: 38825371
Yes my exe dont contain bootable kernel. If user log off and another user log on then also i need the xtra menu.

I want it not everytime, but if only user choose a button from my exe, after that i need that menu with a prompt

Press enter to normal windows
Press f7 to boot with application process

Like this ...
0
 
LVL 44

Expert Comment

by:Darr247
ID: 38825721
You would likely want it in the HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Your program is written using what language?
0
U.S. Department of Agriculture and Acronis Access

With the new era of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets, wireless communications and cloud services, the USDA sought to take advantage of a mobilized workforce and the blurring lines between personal and corporate computing resources.

 

Author Comment

by:Soumen-Roy
ID: 38826335
My program is written in VB.Net
0
 
LVL 44

Accepted Solution

by:
Darr247 earned 500 total points
ID: 38827495
You should use the Request Attention link under your first post and ask the admins to add the
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Developer/Programming/Languages/.NET/Visual_Basic.NET/
topic area to your question.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Soumen-Roy
ID: 38834681
Thanx
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When you start your Windows 10 PC and got an "Operating system not found" error or just saw  "Auto repair for startup" or a blinking cursor with black screen. A loop for Auto repair will start but fix nothing.  You will be panic as there are no back…
Possible fixes for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 updating problem. Solutions mentioned are from Microsoft themselves. I started a case with them from our Microsoft Silver Partner option to open a case and get direct support from Microsoft. If s…
This Micro Tutorial will go in depth within Systems and Security in Windows 7 and will go into detail regarding Action Center, Windows Firewall, System, etc. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…

911 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

18 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now