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How to remove "Start screen" shortcut Tile in Windows 8 (for MSI and APP-V)

06/20/2013 3404 views


1. Pin to "start screen" a shortcut, it will come in Start screen.
    I didn’t find any file or registry which creates entry for this. Need to remove this shortcut.
2. Can we handle "Start screen" shortcuts in APP-V ( 5.0, 4.6sp1 ) applications ?
3. I have handled it in MSI by using "ShortcutProperty"

Thanks in advance.

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  • Is it a App-V or a MSI, you cant use both technologies....
    The approach to providing a App-V shortcut in is differnt to a MSI as you have to faff with the OSD or what ever it is now in App-V 5.
  • It's a App-V application. Shortcut should not come on "Start screen" after publishing application.
    @rileyz- Forget about MSI. And App-v 5.0 doesn't create osd files.
  • anyone with solution ? its still pending... :(

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