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How to create a desktop shortcut from a batch file

I know there are many posts on this issue but there is a minor twist to what I need to do. I can figure out how to create a shortcut with an argument like this: "C:\Program Files\My App\App.exe" /s ...
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How to create “Send to ”FOLDER“ ” similar to send to desktop shortcut?

I've been trying to keep some files in a separate folder as shortcut, so that I can keep track of my favourite media files and images etc in a specified folder as shortcut. I don't want to always copy ...
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Windows 7 - Shortcut - Target Attributes too long

I need to launch a shortcut to a program (vlc.exe) and have it launch with certain attributes (it's quite a long string) and the target box will not accept enough characters. I need help finding ...
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Batch files to create shortcut in multiple locations using if condition

We have a batch file which creates shortcuts on Windows 2003 machines. The command which we use is something like: echo copy the shortcut to the server All Users folder for windows 2003... xcopy ...
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How to start Chrome with only some extensions selectively enabled?

I'm trying to figure out a way to create a shortcut or batch file, to launch Google Chrome with just the extension "Ad-block" enabled but all other extensions disabled. I have a shortcut for Chrome ...
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How to create a shortcut using a batch script? [duplicate]

How can I create a shortcut to the file D:\myfile.extension on the Desktop using a batch script?
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How can I use a batch shortcut to open multiple Windows Explorer folders, and a Notepad file?

I've recently built a computer with an SSD in it (my first) and am in the process of moving a select few of my Steam games to the SSD and symbolically linking them to where they're supposed to be on ...
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1answer
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Open file with a batch file pinned to the taskbar

How do you get a file opened by a batch file pinned to the taskbar? In XP you could just drag your batch file onto the quicklaunch section of the taskbar, then any file you drop on that icon would be ...
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Environment variable set in batch isn't expanded in shortcut

How can I make my environment variable (set in batch file) visible in application executed right after setting this envvar? Here's the scenario that I use: In my external script (not quite ...
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How to run a batch file without launching a “command window”?

On Windows XP, can I run a batch (.bat or .cmd) file, via a shortcut, without a "black window"?
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Can I make a shortcut to open a new note in Outlook 2007?

I'm looking for a command-line style way of opening a new note in Outlook 2007. It'll be executed from a .bat script. Basically, is there some switch on outlook.exe or similar that I can use to get ...