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can someone explain how I can have a .lnk file on a cd-rom that can have parameters to locate the cd-rom path no matter what drive letter it happens to be in? In other words, no matter if it's D:folder\file or E:\folder\ a .lnk file has an absolute path...


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Link files actually do support relative paths. See this question on Stack Overflow for more details. There are also some tricks you can use, like creating a link to cmd.exe, which will always run, and then launching your executable from the present directory.

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