Requesting help on Batch script and Batchscript to powershell


  1. Posts : 1
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       #1

    Requesting help on Batch script and Batchscript to powershell


    Hi All

    Greetings

    I am having a below batch file code to create a desktop shortcut . The below code has Admin and trader related scripts I could not understand the flow here . Can anyone please help me with what this code is speaking. And i need the below code to change to PowerShell. Need help on this please.
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    @echo off

    if[%Adminmode%] NEQ[1] goto :tradershortcut

    set SHORTCUTFILE = "%USERPROFILE%\Desktop\ADMIN MMI %USERGROUP% %ENVIRON%.url"
    echo [InternetShortcut] > %SHORTCUTFILE%
    echoURL="file.///%REMOTEDIR%\environs\%ENVIRON%\scripts\admin_scripts\admin_MMI_%USERGROUP%_%ENVIRON%.bat" >> %SHORTCUTFILE%
    echo IconFile="%LOCALWKSDIR%\environs\%ENVIRON%\scripts\helperapps\icon\mmi_admin.ico" >> %SHORTCUTFILE%
    echo IconIndex=0 >> %SHORTCUTFILE%
    goto:EOF

    :traderShortCut

    set SHORTCUTFILE = "%USERPROFILE%\Desktop\ADMIN MMI %USERGROUP% %ENVIRON%.url"
    echo [InternetShortcut] > %SHORTCUTFILE%
    echoURL="file.///%REMOTEDIR%\environs\%ENVIRON%\scripts\trader_scripts\start_MMI_%USERGROUP%_%ENVIRON%.bat" >> %SHORTCUTFILE%
    echo IconFile="%LOCALWKSDIR%\environs\%ENVIRON%\scripts\helperapps\icon\mmi.ico" >> %SHORTCUTFILE%
    echo IconIndex=0 >> %SHORTCUTFILE%
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  2. Matthew Wai's Avatar
    Posts : 5,154
    Windows 10 Home 20H2
       #2

    I can use a PowerShell script to create a desktop shortcut. Please tell me the shortcut name, target, and icon path.
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  3. Try3's Avatar
    Posts : 7,532
    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 20H2 Build 19042.928
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    If you want to understand that script, you need to ask whoever wrote it.

    Each subroutine has a minimum of two fatal errors and you have not shown the whole of the script.

    You might wish to see
    Creating a shortcut for a exe using a batch file - Stack Overflow
    and then study
    How to create a desktop shortcut with the Windows Script Host - MSSupport
    Create Shortcuts .lnk or .url Files With PowerShell - PowerShell Blogger

    For general studies:-
    I recommend studying PowerShell rather than batch files - TenForums
    my consolidated links - Useful study materials for batch file scripting n PowerShell - post #8 - TenForums
    Powershell guides -
    PowerShell Scripting - The Basics - TenForumsTutorials
    PowerShell Scripting - Run a Script from Shortcut - TenForumsTutorials
    PowerShell commands index - SS64
    PowerShell forum - SS64
    PowerShell Tutorials - Windows10Forums [2017] - I am normally wary of this website for reasons that I cannot remember but their PS tutorial seems OK.
    Mastering PowerShell with Dr. Tobias Weltner [2009]PowerShell Commands - ScriptRunner

    If you want to pursue your studies further, I suggest the user forums in SS64
    Commands forum - SS64 forums
    VBScript forum - SS64 forums
    PowerShell forum - SS64 forums


    Denis

    Welcome to TenForums.
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    Last edited by Try3; 2 Weeks Ago at 11:39.
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  4. Matthew Wai's Avatar
    Posts : 5,154
    Windows 10 Home 20H2
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    PowerShell experts are available there: Powershell and Coding | Windows Questions
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