1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 92
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64
       01 Sep 2015 #1

    Automated Shortcut Creating


    Howdy,

    Right click on Desktop > Personalize > Themes > Desktop Icon Settings > Add This PC...

    This will make a "This PC" shortcut on desktop, which if you right click on, and choose Properties, will open up "System Details Window" rather than just showing a simple Properties window.

    I want to automate the creation of this shortcut by a .reg or a .bat file somehow, anyone can help?
    Please note, just .rar or .bat automation.
    Thanks in advance
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  2.    01 Sep 2015 #2

    omidsolo said: View Post
    Howdy,

    Right click on Desktop > Personalize > Themes > Desktop Icon Settings > Add This PC...

    This will make a "This PC" shortcut on desktop, which if you right click on, and choose Properties, will open up "System Details Window" rather than just showing a simple Properties window.

    I want to automate the creation of this shortcut by a .reg or a .bat file somehow, anyone can help?
    Please note, just .rar or .bat automation.
    Thanks in advance
    Not sure why you would want to go looking for these files time after time, rather than just using the default settings, but here you go:
    (remember to 'Unblock' the zip folder when you download it)

    This PC-Add-Remove.zip
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  3. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 92
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64
       01 Sep 2015 #3

    Thank you very much Edwin for your valuable help.
    Actually we assemble tens of PCs each week, and I install their Windows (7 or 10) and some basic applications.
    Rather than configuring the settings of Windows and applications, I am creating a number of .reg files to just run and save time on multiple systems!
    Good idea?!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4.    01 Sep 2015 #4

    omidsolo said: View Post
    Thank you very much Edwin for your valuable help.
    Actually we assemble tens of PCs each week, and I install their Windows (7 or 10) and some basic applications.
    Rather than configuring the settings of Windows and applications, I am creating a number of .reg files to just run and save time on multiple systems!
    Good idea?!
    Okay, I see what you're doing now. Good idea! Sorry for jumping to conclusions.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 92
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64
       01 Sep 2015 #5

    Never mind, you helped me, here's a cool forum, the members are willing to help and are expert, hope I can help back someway
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  6. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 4
    Windows 7
       01 Sep 2015 #6

    Is it possible doing the same thing with Control Panel?
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  7. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 92
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64
       01 Sep 2015 #7

    Right click on Desktop > Personalize > Themes > Desktop Icon Settings > Add This PC...
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  8. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 4
    Windows 7
       01 Sep 2015 #8

    Yes i know ��. I mean with a .reg file please
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  9. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 92
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64
       01 Sep 2015 #9

    Edwin already posted a .reg file link to add and remove shortcut from desktop!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  10. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 4
    Windows 7
       02 Sep 2015 #10

    This is not exactly what I mean but i found the solution ;-)

    This PC :

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00


    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideDesktopIcons\NewStartPanel]
    "{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}"=dword:00000000

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideDesktopIcons\ClassicStartMe nu]
    "{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}"=dword:00000000

    Control Panel :

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideDesktopIcons\NewStartPanel]
    "{5399E694-6CE5-4D6C-8FCE-1D8870FDCBA0}"=dword:00000000

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideDesktopIcons\ClassicStartMe nu]
    "{5399E694-6CE5-4D6C-8FCE-1D8870FDCBA0}"=dword:00000000
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


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