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If you want to run your batch file automatically when you start your computer you can put the batch file in the startup folder. For example if you want to start a program when your computer starts, simply make your batch file with the right commands and place it in the startup folder.Now If you want to automatically start this batch file when you start your computer then follow these steps:Right click on the Start Menu in the bottom left corner. Choose openOpen the Programs folder, then The Startup Folder.Copy your batch file and paste it in the Startup folder.Now when you start your computer, your program will automatically start for you. You do not even have to press on the batch file to start your program.This works on Windows XP and Vista. But when you make your batch file, make sure you use a command that is compatible with your Operating system. Like xcopy is for Windows XP and robocopy is for Vista.