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Create Desktop Shortcut in MSIX Package RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have created a MSIX application for which desktop shortcut is required. So I edited msix Package Manifest file and included the highlighted lines .when I deployed the application,  desktop shortcut dint appear. any idea to achieve it ,kindly suggest

    <rescap3:Extension Category="windows.desktopAppMigration">
              <rescap3:DesktopAppMigration>
                <rescap3:DesktopApp AumId="WireShark_ac2v8sme434n0!WIRESHARK" />
                <rescap3:DesktopApp ShortcutPath="%USERPROFILE%\Desktop\WireShark.lnk" />
                </rescap3:DesktopAppMigration>

    Monday, September 7, 2020 2:16 PM

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  • Hi,

    Please use this article and follow these steps hope your issue will be resolved 

    https://www.advancedinstaller.com/msix-shortcut.html

    Monday, September 7, 2020 7:38 PM
  • the above link tells about the start Menu Shortcut. I need information about desktop shortcut.Is this possible to create normal desktop shortcut in msix?
    Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:49 AM