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How to create run box shortcut on desktop using FileCreateShortcut


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Hi,

I been banging my head on this and not making any progress.

I want to know how to create a RUN box shortcut icon on the desktop via code.

EG: explorer.exe Shell:::{2559a1f3-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}

 

This example does not work and I'm not sure what the correct syntax is or if there is some other method other than FileCreateShortcut to create an icon for this command.

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FileCreateShortcut( "explorer.exe",@desktopdir  & "\run.lnk" ,@DesktopDir,"Shell:::{2559a1f3-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}")

 

A list of such items can be found at: https://winaero.com/clsid-guid-shell-list-windows-10/

 

 

Thanks.

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Thanks I ended up with:

FileCreateShortcut( "C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe",@desktopdir & "\Run.lnk" ,@DesktopDir,"/c start shell:::{2559a1f3-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}","","%systemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll","",24,@SW_HIDE)

The "why" was  that I am dealing with a sysprep'd vm image where times the keyboard was not working initially so I wanted to have the run and CMD.exe icons as a quick backup option on the desktop.

 

Thank you again.

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