How can I get QuickACCESS to start up in Windows 8?
asked 24 Feb '14, 17:52
A newer version of QuickACCESS has been posted (1.5 or higher). After it is open, navigate to
For olders versions of QuickACCESS:
Since QuickACCESS version 1.4 and above need to run with elevated permissions, there are steps that must be taken to make Windows 8 start it upon login. Placing a shortcut in the Startup folder location will start QuickACCESS 1.3 and below, which is located at
Making it start automatically will be made part of the installation process in a near future update.
Manual Setup for QuickACCESS 1.4 Only
Since we will automatically add this option to the installer, this only applies to QuickACCESS 1.4. You must be signed in as an Administrator in Windows 8 to complete these steps.
While QuickACCESS is running, click on the QuickACCESS icon in the system tray located in the bottom right corner of the screen. Then click on the "Extras" menu and a window will pop up. Check the box called "Run QuickACCESS on Windows Startup" so that QuickACCESS will run every time you start the computer. If for some reason the "Run QuickACCESS on Windows Startup" check box is grayed out then run right click on the QuickACCESS icon and click on properties and click on the "Run as Administrator" box.
answered 21 Mar '16, 14:40