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Windows 7: RocketDock Docklets and 64bit programs (symbolic link)


27 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
RocketDock Docklets and 64bit programs (symbolic link)

Hello 7forum.

Right now I am using RocketDock with Stacks Docklet to organize my desktop. Working great taking aside some 64bit applications like Photoshop, Premiere, Maya, ect.

I read online about symbolic links, that people who have same kind of problem create symbolic links to solve them. However, I do not quit understand how to apply their solution to my problem.

So here is the deal, I got 120gb SSD for windows and all programs running on Windows 7 Ultimate x64. There I got C:\Program Files\Adobe and in that folder.

RocketDock stacks work in such way, that you create a folder with many short-cuts and than add it to RocketDock. I have such folder that I keep on another hard drive D:\Windowz\RocketDock\Creative Design\ with all of my short-cuts to desired programs and their custom icons.

Photoshop, Maya, Premiere does not work because they are located in Program Files. But Bridge, Flash og Audacity work fine because they are located in Program Files(x86).

Can anyone give me a comprehensive way to how I can connect my Photoshop short-cut on disk D: to photoshop program on disk C: by means of symbolic link?




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29 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

2 days have passed and not a single reply... That is rather strange I tell ya O.O
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29 Sep 2011   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

create a new folder ( call it adobe shorts or whatever) in your users folder and in program files create shortcuts to each adobe application, it wont allow you to save shortcuts in the prog files so will ask where to put them ,put them in the folder you created.
then drag the folder to your rocket dock and give it a nice adobe icon, this will bypass the need for stacks etc
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29 Sep 2011   #4

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
create a new folder ( call it adobe shorts or whatever) in your users folder and in program files create shortcuts to each adobe application, it wont allow you to save shortcuts in the prog files so will ask where to put them ,put them in the folder you created.
then drag the folder to your rocket dock and give it a nice adobe icon, this will bypass the need for stacks etc
Call me stupid, but I dont think I get this.
First you want me to create a folder for short-cuts under my users->username...?
Put all the short-cuts in that folder and pin it to RocketDock...?

That will define the purpose of this thread. I desire to use stacks, what I need is someone who can explain me how to make "symbolic links" between folders?
Adobe folder on disk C and short-cut folder on disk D.
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01 Oct 2011   #5

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

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01 Oct 2011   #6

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

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In other news Boobah, creator of the famous xwindows dock (which you should try), has become interested in helping matonga out in developing the stacks.lib. Boobah made a post on Sept 6 recently expressing his interest in re-writing the stacks.lib to include a scrollbar and to make it faster. However he deleted his post recently. He still has kept his posts letting matonga know that he is interested in lending a hand wherever possible. With three powerhouses, Matonga, Boobah, and Christian S. tag teaming this thing we could have an incredible replacement for explorer in the future.

not me, unfortunately, im famous for other things.
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02 Oct 2011   #7

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

I read that one guide and kinda failed at it
That why I came here to ask for more help.
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02 Oct 2011   #8

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ZingFreelancer View Post
I read that one guide and kinda failed at it
That why I came here to ask for more help.
Did you post on AquaSoft Forums? They're supporting their software and should know more about it than just users.
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