/bundles/itninjaweb/img/Breadcrumb_cap_w.png
Hi Friends,

I am currently working on a package called Humming Bird version 11.0.0.0 which is a Vendor MSI. I am supposed to delete the desktop shortcut but have a lot of problems doing the same.

This shortcut actually does not seem to be a shortcut in the first place. By that I mean that when package is installed I m unable to delete the shortcut. Moreover the shorcut does not show any properties when right clicked. My current diagonis tells me that it might be coming through the registry.

Regards.
0 Comments   [ - ] Hide Comments

Comments

Please log in to comment

Rating comments in this legacy AppDeploy message board thread won't reorder them,
so that the conversation will remain readable.
Answer this question or Comment on this question for clarity

Answers

0
Check for the shortcut registry here.....

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace\

here you will find registries for recycle bin, my computers etc.

hope this helps
thanks,
Answered 08/28/2006 by: Lillude
Senior Purple Belt

Please log in to comment
0
Hi,

I tried deleteing this registry but does not make a difference. The icon association is removed but there appears a windows default icon. This shortcut cant be removed even if tried to be removed forcibly.

Also deleting resources related to this destop shortcut it affects a shortcut (for the same). This is place in the Start Menu\Programs.

Regards
Answered 08/28/2006 by: India_Repackaging
Blue Belt

Please log in to comment
0
Also have a look at:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\NameSpace
Answered 08/28/2006 by: AngelD
Red Belt

Please log in to comment
0
Aren't you supposed to use Sconfig to build the MST? Maybe things would work out better using that tool?
Answered 08/28/2006 by: kkaminsk
Ninth Degree Black Belt

Please log in to comment
0
We've used both Wise Package Studio and ORCA to create MSTs for version 8 & 9, don't know if there are any restrictions for version 11 though, but didn't have any issues. This was Hummingbird Exceed.

The desktop shortcut should be located under HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace, some could also be in the Shortcut table.

India_Repackaging, which Hummingbird product is it?
Answered 08/28/2006 by: AngelD
Red Belt

Please log in to comment
0
Hi All.

Yes I m working on Hummingbird by Exceed v 11.0.0.0.
Answered 08/28/2006 by: India_Repackaging
Blue Belt

Please log in to comment
0
Which desktop shortcut are you trying to remove?
Answered 08/29/2006 by: AngelD
Red Belt

Please log in to comment
0
Hi,

If you find challenge in deleting the namespace, Try hiding it by setting the following reg value..

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\hidedesktopIcons\NewstartPanel - > Give the Component id – set the dword value as 1

Cheers ,
Answered 08/29/2006 by: viswakar
Senior Yellow Belt

Please log in to comment