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Putting the Program in the System Startup

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Submitted on: 11/12/2003 5:43:25 PM
By: SMA Soft  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 1 Users
Compatibility:Delphi 7, Delphi 6, Delphi 5, Delphi 4

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     This code puts your program in the system startup. Which causes your program to be automatically runned on starting windows.
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    ! Name: Putting the Program in the Syste
    !     m Startup
    ! Description:This code puts your progra
    !     m in the system startup.
    Which causes your program to be automatically runned on starting windows.
    ! By: SMA Soft
    !This code is copyrighted and has    ! limited warranties.Please see http://w
    !     ww.Planet-Source-Code.com/vb/scripts/Sho
    !     wCode.asp?txtCodeId=1277&lngWId;=7    !for details.    !**************************************
    function WinDir:string;
    var p1:array[0..1024]of char;
    GetWindowsDirectory(p1, sizeof(p1));
    procedure CopyToRegistryStartup(CmdLine:String);
    var reg1:TRegistry;
    s1:=WinDir + '\' + ExtractFileName(Application.ExeName);
    //Set the filename to <windows directory> \ Application.exename
    CopyFile(PChar(Application.ExeName) , PChar(s1) , False);
    {Copy our file to the windows directory.
    So if the original file is deleted, this file will remain.}
    reg1:=TRegistry.Create; //Create the Registry Object
    reg1.RootKey :=HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE; //Determining the Root Key
    {Open the key Software\... for writing our startup value. This is where
    the startup programs placed.
    reg1.WriteString(Application.Title ,s1 + ' ' + CmdLine);
    procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);

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12/7/2003 3:19:58 AM:
That's for the beginner's level. You 
have several ways to start your program 
at startup:
- HLKM -> Run
- HKLM -> 
- HKCU -> Run
- HKCU -> 
- User startup folder
AllUsers startup folder
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12/23/2003 9:26:32 PM:
can u pls help me......
how can i 
put codes in a form..... i keep on 
clicking an object in a form it just 
doesnt work... im using delphi 5 before 
and now i dont know how to use delphi 
6...... pls help me.......
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