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How To Use Visual Studio Installer to Add Shortcuts to the Windows Programs Menu

Article ID: 248141

Article Last Modified on 7/15/2004


  • Microsoft Visual Studio Installer 1.0

This article was previously published under Q248141


This article describes how to use Microsoft Visual Studio Installer to put shortcuts on the Windows Programs.


Use the following steps to add a shortcut to the Programs menu:

  1. Right-click in the File System Editor.
  2. Select Add Special Folder.
  3. Select Custom.
  4. Change the name of the folder to ProgramMenuFolder.

You can add submenus to the Programs menu. To do so, add a new folder to the ProgramMenuFolder folder.

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