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valiot
11-27-2002, 10:58 PM
This bug existed in 3.5 and I thought it would be fixed in 4.0 but it isn't.

My Installer creates shortcuts in the program files folder. These are shortcuts to a PDF file and a URL. When the app is uninstalled these 2 shortcuts get left behind. The shortcut to myapp.exe is removed ok. Any workaround to this?

Michael Aivaliotis

Chandima
12-02-2002, 05:31 PM
Are the files the shortcuts point at removed during uninstall?
Are these Advertised shortcuts or normal shortcuts?

valiot
12-02-2002, 11:25 PM
The files are removed however the shortcuts remain. These are normal shortcuts NOT advertized.

Thank You
Michael Aivaliotis

Chandima
12-03-2002, 12:46 PM
Could you send your .ise file to chandimar@installshield.com? I think I may know what's causing this. Thanks!

valiot
12-16-2002, 12:24 PM
I ran the installer with the modified version you supplied me and it worked. What was the problem?

Michael Aivaliotis

Chandima
01-06-2003, 03:38 PM
The problem was that the RemoveShortcuts table was not getting populated. Seems to be something to do with the way you create shortcuts. This is a UI issue so will have to look in to it further.

valiot
04-21-2003, 12:42 PM
Chandima, has this issue been resolved in the latest patch beta?

Chandima
04-21-2003, 03:14 PM
Yes, this has been addressed in the Service Pack. It should be released either today or tomorrow.