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System Tray To Desktop

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#1 Rayal49


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Posted 25 August 2007 - 07:53 PM

Does anyone know how to make a program that launches from system tray open via a desktop icon?


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Posted 25 August 2007 - 11:05 PM

Some programs are written so they only can be opened via a System Tray icon. But, this is usually just a convenience and there is an .EXE file in the program's installation directory that will do the very same thing. If there is an executible file there then simply make a shortcut from it and place it on your Desktop. Also, look in the Start > All Programs list - there may already be an shortcut icon there that does the job. If so, hold the Ctrl key down while the All Programs list is showing and drag-and-drop the shortcut to your Desktop. The Ctrl key copies the shortcut but does not remove it from the list.

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Posted 05 December 2007 - 07:41 PM

Have you tried to create a shortcut by navigating to the directory folder containing the desired program's .exe file?

You might be able to simply tell Windows to create the shortcut on the desktop for by navigating to the directory folder which contains the program.exe file. Right-click the .exe file and select Send to and choose Desktop (create shortcut) from the menu.

| Start >> My Computer >> C: >> All Programs >> 'desired program file folder' >> right-click on program.exe >> Send to >> Desktop |
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