How to auto start screen recording when Windows starts

If you want to automatically record the computer screen whenever Windows starts, check the following 4 options in Bandicam's [Advanced Options].

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  • Start Bandicam minimized to tray : This feature allows Bandicam to start minimized to the system tray
  • Turn off tray balloon notifications : This feature allows Bandicam to turn off tray balloon notifications.
    - To always check the recording status of Bandicam, add the Bandicam icon to the system tray (notification area).
  • Run Bandicam on Windows startup : This feature allows Bandicam to start automatically when Windows starts.
  • Start full-screen recording on Bandicam startup : This feature allows Bandicam to start full-screen recording.

If you check the above 4 options, the computer screen is automatically recorded in Fullscreen Recording mode.

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Essential Tips for Auto start screen recording

  • Tip 1) Record the computer screen every hour
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    If you use the " Auto Complete Recording" function, you can set a video file to be created every hour.



  • Tip 2) Best settings for recording many hours
  • How to reduce the file size

    1) AVI is better than the MP4 container when Bandicam is abnormally terminated due to power outage or other reasons while recording.

    2) If you have a problem with hardware-accelerated video codecs such as H264 (Intel Quick Sync Video, NVIDIA NVENC or AMD VCE), try the H264 (CPU) video codec.

    3) To reduce the file size of the video, you may choose some options below:

    • Change the video size from "Full size" to "Half size" (Optional)
    • Change the FPS (Frames per second) number from "30" to "10" (Optional)
    • Select the "H264" video codec (Recommended)
    • Change the quality value from "80" to "10" (Optional)
    • Uncheck the "Record sound" option (Optional)

  • Tip 3) How to record your computer screen without administrator privileges (Standard or Guest Account)
  • If you want to run Bandicam automatically at startup and record your computer screen without administrator privileges (standard user account or guest account), check "Start Bandicam minimized to tray, Run Bandicam on Windows startup and Start full-screen recording on Bandicam startup", and add the bdcam_nonadmin.exe file to the Startup folder.


  • Tip 4) Power & sleep settings
  • power and sleep settings for screen recording

    If you record your computer for a long time, please select the "Never" option in the "Power & sleep settings". Also, it's better to keep the monitor on.

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  • Capture 4K Ultra HD videos up to 3840x2160
  • Record over 24 hours without stopping
  • Upload a captured video to YouTube

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