Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2



The Run subkey of HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software stores the names of programs that Windows Server 2003 runs for all users of the computer each time the system starts up.

Each entry in the subkey represents a program. The value of the entry is the name of the executable file for the program. The entries have the following format:

Entry name Data type Value

Program Name


File name