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Windows 7: Remove IE8 Shortcut From Start menu

12 Aug 2010   #11
Lasy B

Windows 7 x64
 
 

When they had next appeared I'd have just set their Properties To "Hide".
IE8 or The System doesn't give a monkeys if you can see 'em or not. Just so long as they are there!!


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12 Aug 2010   #12
xarden

Windows 7 Enterprise
 
 

Thanks for your suggestion, Lasy B.
Whereabouts are these properties set?
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13 Aug 2010   #13
Lasy B

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Right-click the shortcut, click on Properties at the bottom, on the General tab tick the H.idden box, click Apply, Click OK.
I do it all the time with others whose shortcuts I've moved and they keep recreating them where they want 'em to be.
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15 Aug 2010   #14
xarden

Windows 7 Enterprise
 
 

That one, of course.
Code:
attrib +h "C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Media Player.lnk"
still produces the access denied when running via script. Doing it the manual way as you described works fine.
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17 Aug 2010   #15
sharpharp

 
 

i'm getting the same access denied lark...

If deleting thru windows explorer, works fine.
But using vb script, comes up with access denied...

ANy ideas?
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