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Java JRE 1.4.2_13 - Remove Shortcut from Start Menu

[font="microsoft sans serif"]I'm using InstallShield to repackage JRE 1.4.2_13 and I have all the properties and configs I need, except how to remove the Web Start Icon from the Start Menu. Is there any way within the MSI to remove that shortcut?
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[font="microsoft sans serif"]Has anyone done this?

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Posted by: AngelD 13 years ago
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Try adding the shortcut to the RemoveFile table.

Is the package installed as per-user or per-machine?
Is it uninstalled with the same user that installed it?
Posted by: vjt914 13 years ago
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AngelD-
I see the RemoveFile table, I'm going to see if that will work for me. I am fairly new with MSI packaging, so I have to figure out the FileKey, Component, FileName, DirProperty, and InstallMode.

We use BMC CM (Marimba) to push software. Typically, our apps our pushed out to the machine level via Policy. Not sure what you mean with the last question, but our distribution tool handles access for installing/uninstalling apps.
Posted by: ogeccut 13 years ago
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Try setting msi property WEBSTARTICON=0
Posted by: vjt914 13 years ago
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[font="trebuchet ms"]That property is set to 0. That will only remove the icon from the desktop. I actually found a Custom Action in the Sequences that installs the shortcut to the start menu. I just removed that custom action and it worked nicely.
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[font="trebuchet ms"]Cheers
Posted by: anonymous_9363 13 years ago
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With due deference to everyone on AppDeploy and appreciating that posters do not always have English as their first language, this post shows the value of using correct language and terminology. What the original poster wanted was not to remove a shortcut but to prevent it being created in the first place. A subtle difference, true, but it led to a few "red herring" posts before we got to a resolution.
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