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Make Pageant autoload keys at startup
To make Pageant automatically run and load keys at startup:
- Find the location of pageant.exe
- Windows key + R to open the 'run' dialog box
- Type: 'shell:startup' in the dialog box
- Create a shortcut to the pageant.exe and put into this startup folder.
- Right click on the shortcut and open 'Properties'
- In 'Target' add: "<route to>/pageant.exe" myprivatekeyname.ppk
- In 'Start in' add: "<route to myprivatekeyname.ppk>"
- Click on the shortcut link and check that Pageant has started and has loaded your keys
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