Place or Remove Shortcuts on the Desktop and in System Menus.

Category:
System/API
Type:
Applications
Difficulty:
Advanced
Author:
Anonymous

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6

More information:
This application demostrates how to create shortcuts linking a program from the "Desktop", "Start" menu, and/or the "Programs" menu, or how to remove them. It also show you how to modify the registry so your program is run on Windows startup. The code is specially for VB6 users using VB6STKIT.DLL for VB6 instead of STKIT432.DLL for older versions. (2) To add or delete a program name in "Explorer" menu (that menu invoked with a right click on the Start button). Instead of dropping a shortcut file in a directory, we set entries in the registry. (3) To enable/cancel running a program on starting the Windows.

Instructions: Click the link below to download the code. Select 'Save' from the IE popup dialog. Once downloaded, open the .zip file from your local drive using WinZip or a comparable program to view the contents.

Download vb6shortcut.zip