How to determine if a Python script is being run right after startup on Windows

Dennis Verdonschot thossie at
Tue Sep 7 11:43:26 CEST 2010

Hi Ryan,

Maybe I'm missing something, but wouldn't creating a shortcut and
putting that shortcut in your Start - Programs - Startup section of
the Windows menu not work for this program? Or if really needed you
can edit the start-up programs in the registry.

If you add some logging ability to your program you can verify it has
been run and you can still use commandline arguments by changing the


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