This article notes how to set Windows 10 to auto-start Chrome (or any other application).
From with Windows Desktop
Press the Windows key and R together to open the run dialog. (or click the Windows start button and type run, then click on the "run app")
In the Run dialog window, type in shell:startup and press OK, an explorer window will open up.
- In the Path you will see 'Windows User Name'/AppDate/Roaming/Microsoft/Windows/Start Menu/Programs/Startup
Copy and paste a shortcut to Chrome from your desktop to this window.
Restart your PC and Chrome will automatically launch.