Would you like Excel to launch automatically when you turn on your system? Well, more specifically, we can show you how to launch Excel when you launch Windows. If you use Excel every day, you’ll be saving yourself a little time and effort. To add Excel to your startup options, click Start (in the Taskbar), choose Programs, right-click Microsoft Excel, and select Copy from the context menu. Next, right-click Startup and choose Paste. Now, the next time you turn on your PC and launch Windows, Windows will automatically launch Excel.