Software Deployment Question
Create URL shortcut using Installshield 2009
What is best practice when creating shortcuts on the start menu?
I´m using Installshield 2009 and just want to create a shortcut to a webpage on the start menu in Windows 7.
An example would be: (for all users) C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Youtube\Youtube.url
My MSI will create the Youtube folder and shortcut but how about shortcut icon? It seems to me that this can be done in serveral different ways but what is best practice?
If I create a txt-file and edit it with code and then add it to my Youtube folder I don´t know how to add the icon to that file inside the MSI, ho do I do that?
I worked around this by creating a folder under c:\Program Files\Yoututbe\Youtube.url and then created a shortcut in the editor that pointed to the .url, I was then able to point out an icon for my start menu shortcut. Is this the way to do it?