How to auto startup

Jim Ault JimAultWins at
Wed Dec 5 17:36:48 EST 2007

User login preferences in OSX allows adding start up items.
Admin privileges required and the user must have permissions that allow
executing the file.

Jim Ault
Las Vegas

On 12/5/07 2:29 PM, "Mark Schonewille" <m.schonewille at>

> Hi Mark,
> No need to use AppleScript. It should be something like this:
> create alias "/system/library/startupitems/yourapp.alias" to file "/
> volumes/diskimage/"
> and you can do the same in Windows, using the path to the startup
> folder in the start menu folder.
> Best regards,
> Mark Schonewille
> Op 5-dec-2007, om 23:08 heeft Mark Talluto het volgende geschreven:
>> Hello everyone,
>> I am looking to have my app automatically set itself up to auto
>> start at boot for Mac & Win.  This needs to be done via the
>> application and not an installer.
>> Mac: I am guessing this may be possible with applescript.  Has
>> anyone invented this wheel yet?
>> Win: Copy over an alias of the app to the startup folder?
>> If you have any thoughts on that, I am all ears.  Thanks for your
>> suggestions.
>> Mark Talluto
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