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Topic: Starting foobar2000 as a service in task scheduler Windows 10 (Read 409 times) previous topic - next topic
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Starting foobar2000 as a service in task scheduler Windows 10

I want the foobar2000 media server starting at system startup, and not on login, so I added it as a task in task scheduler in Windows 10. The program starts, but there is no way to open the program window anywhere. I have to end the task in task manager and start the program manually. Opening the shortcut without ending foobar2000.exe in task manager I get error message that it's already running.

I enabled "Suppress bad shutdown dialog on startup", but running foobar2000.exe as a task in task scheduler with trigger at startup (not login), to have media server functionality without logging in, the program window is not possible to open, not in tray, but the process is running.

Window is at minimize hides, closes exit. Notification area icon is at always show.

Any solution to this, to have the media server running at start up, and have the program window available on login?

Re: Starting foobar2000 as a service in task scheduler Windows 10

Reply #1
Anyone?

Re: Starting foobar2000 as a service in task scheduler Windows 10

Reply #2
You might try adding the /show switch to the task "Add arguments" box.

Re: Starting foobar2000 as a service in task scheduler Windows 10

Reply #3
Thanks, I tried it, but it didn't work. No way to see the program window without ending task and restarting foobar2000.

 
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