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When I install my application I would like a shortcut to be added to the desktop. How can i do this? I am running Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition

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Simon

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In the File menu--> New Project Types Tools and Deployement Option in There using that U can create Application Folder.ie Files to Place Program Files ,Start Menu Entry,Desktop Shortcuts and Registry Entry.

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When I install my application I would like a shortcut to be added to the desktop. How can i do this? I am running Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition

Thanks

Simon

In the Setup and Deployment side of VB.NET 2005, there is a "desktop" are where you can place an icon on installation and it will install the icon to the desktop as well as the program file.

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In VS 2005 Setup and Deployment Project
Users Desktop Folder is there.
Right Click From that Folder--->Create ShortCut Link in Pop up menu select it-->It Creates an lnk file with Default Name-->Rename it-->Right Click that file IT shows Properies window--->In Icon attribute set the Requires image icon to place in desktop

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