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I am trying to have task manager open on the Performance tab on startup on Windows 8, 8.1, and 2012 machines. I have gotten the task manager to open, but it always does so on the Processes tab and not the Performance tab. Can someone please help me?

I am using a cmd batch file with the following snippet to open the task manager stored in the startup folder.

start C:\Windows\System32\taskmgr.exe exit

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You can't really do this, as taskmgr.exe does not accept any arguments.

Having said that, someone over on StackOverflow whipped up some code you could use if you wanted to compile it into a small .NET program. Seems like more trouble than it's worth to me, but your call.

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