Windows 8 and taskmgr.exe
Posted on 2013-06-07
I cannot get Taskmgr.exe to start on logon on Windows 8. My account is admin and I have tried putting shortcuts into the various startup directories but nothing seems to work. I also activated the built in Administrator account and tried using that to place the shortcut, no joy with that either.
I found this powershell script on the web and it works fine if I paste it into a powershell terminal, but when run it from a saved *.ps1 file on startup (or anytime) I see some errors and it fails. The errors flick by so fast I can't actually see what they are. I am using Windows 8 pro 64 bit
$shell = New-Object -ComObject “Shell.Application”