It’s always been simple to find the startup folder in most versions of Windows to configure an application to start automatically when a user logs in.
Here is how to find the startup folder on Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2016
- Right Click on the start menu and choose run
- Type “shell:startup” and click ok.
- Then the startup folder will appear and you can drop shortcuts or applications into it.
To find the common startup folder for all users
Easy but quite well hidden.