Hello Guys,
I've this appln whenever I launch the shortcut it creates one Log folder on Desktop and another on C:\.
I did captured this application.
How to get rid of these folders
Thanks
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Good. Thanks for the update.


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Oh, wait! Sorry...did you mean to ask a question?
Answered 02/09/2012 by: VBScab
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What's your intellect say's.. ;)
Answered 02/09/2012 by: bulbul
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Check the application specific reg keys you might get some clues on log folder location.
if there is no clue on it .
Create a vbscript - make it as shortcut for you application
script function : script to launch the shortcut target exe.
while close of app exe write code to delete log folders...
Answered 02/09/2012 by: mahendraKumar
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Does it create the folders with a native install or just from your captured MSI install?
Answered 02/10/2012 by: andys0123
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@Andy (?) It seems this is post-install. I'd wager that the app will continue to create these folders on each launch.

@bulbul Time to take the vendor to task. In most corporate environments, users won't have rights to create folders in the root and permissioning it such that they *do* have rights is the path to chaos. And what sort of idiot developer thinks that the Desktop is a good place for a log file folder?!? Personally, I wouldn't allow the app to be installed at all.
Answered 02/10/2012 by: VBScab
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VBScab - That's what I'm thinking, nothing to do with repackaging as it's when the shortcut is run.
Answered 02/10/2012 by: andys0123
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I creates every time you launch the shortcut. I tried wrote a batch script to run the target exe and then delete it. It does delete the root folder created on root but not on the desktop.
But the shortcut folder on the desktop is pointing to the C:\User\Public\Desktop\Folder.lnk its not getting deleted.

@mahendraKumar I checked each and every file/xml/ini/inf/...etc. but i can't find any reference to log folder.....

Thanks for your suggestions..
Answered 02/10/2012 by: bulbul
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So it's the application that's creating them. It'll probably check every time & recreate them if not present!

Probably a pernissions issue with C:\User\Public\Desktop stopping you deleting the file.
Answered 02/10/2012 by: andys0123
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Yes Andy ... permission issue...
Normal user will not have permission to allusers desktop... that is public desktop...
Answered 02/12/2012 by: mahendraKumar
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Normal user will not have permission to allusers desktop.Er...yes,they will!
Answered 02/13/2012 by: VBScab
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