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Hi,

I'm currently looking at a vendor MSI. Basically the particular application is a .net app that installs a messaging/alert application. The app itself get's installed and adds an item to the Windows xp toolbar, unfortunately enabling the item is at present a manuall process. Does anybody know or have a script to enable an item in the Windows xp toolbar?
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Presumably you mean the 'Quick Launch' toolbar? It's just a folder, normally %AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch, so you can copy the shortcut there.
Answered 12/07/2009 by: VBScab
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No it's not quick launch, it adds the application item to the XP Taskbar. From within the taskbar folders you have toolbars such as "Address", "Windows Media Player", "Links", "Language Bar", "Desktop" & "Quick Launch". Effectively the app adds an item as a custom toolbar I assume.
Answered 12/07/2009 by: cowley
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When you do the "manual setup" run a snapshot tool to identify what it's doing. Then you can incorporate these changes in your transform
Answered 12/07/2009 by: timmsie
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Did you think that it migth be just an executable file that was launched and appeared in XP Taskbar? Because the .Net application has a class "Notifier " which adjusts it`s behaviour . All that you need to do is just to launch executable file .
Answered 12/07/2009 by: Scazy
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