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How to change path of icon on desktop with using notepad


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#1 Techindiaengineers

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Posted 16 December 2008 - 08:01 AM

anyone know how to change all the paths of desktop icons by using just notepad.
I mean i use notepad and type in a code and then double click it and it changes all the icons on desktop to that path. Is it possible?

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Posted 16 December 2008 - 01:57 PM

I think what you're asking is how to use a batch script to change the icons on your desktop? I'm not too familiar with using batch scripts for that reason, though it may be possible.

You may want to look into VB Script, a more powerful scripting language than batch.

Something like this, I think:

Set objShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell") 
strDesktopFld = objShell.SpecialFolders("Desktop") 
Set objURLShortcut = objShell.CreateShortcut(strDesktopFld & "\blah.exe") 
objURLShortcut.TargetPath = "http://www.blah.com" 
objURLShortcut.IconLocation "C:\MyIcons\icon.ico 
objURLShortcut.Save

But don't quote me on that.




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