Make Your Computer Welcome You on Startup

You might have seen Sci-Fi movies where the computer greets the user by saying something when its turns on. You can also make your computer welcome you or say your name on startup.  Below is the code that you need to copy and paste on your notepad

Dim speaks, speech speaks="Welcome Back Dave" Set speech=CreateObject("sapi.spvoice") speech.Speak speaks

In the above code you would see the message  ” Welcome Back Dave” , you can change it to whatever you like. For example,”Hey Dave  Welcome” or any message of your choice.

Steps You Need To Follow 

Copy the above code in a notepad and save it with a .vbs extention (Example: welcome.vbs)

When you save, make you add .vbs extension  and change the save as type to All Files .

Save the file in this location: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup ( For Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8)

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup – For Windows XP

Note: To view program data folder, make sure you enable view hidden files and folders first by going to tools –>folder options–>View –> Show hidden files,folders and drives

Once the file is saved. Restart the computer and feel like a boss when your computer greets you 😉


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  1. It doesn’t work in windows 8 :-[:-[:-[????

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