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I need to run a custom script which runs when Windows boots up.I know its possible to run it when a user logs in but I want to run it when the system reboots i.e. prior to a user logging in. The OS in question is Windows 2003 and Windows 2000

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You can use a Group Policy (or the local policy) to assign a startup script; you can configure it in the section Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Scripts (Startup/Shutdown).

You can also use Scheduled Tasks to configure a task to run at computer startup.

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Run some kind of widnows Services which run just after systems starts.

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Startup script in Computer Setting in group policy?

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I guess I found the answer here.

http://windowsdevcenter.com/pub/a/oreilly/windows/ron/startup_0401.html

I will try it and tell if it works

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    Wrong. HKXY\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunX keys, as well as the Startup folder(s), are processed by at user logon. If nobody logs in, your program will not be executed. You should use Scheduled Taksks or a policy. – Massimo Feb 24 '10 at 7:19

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