[wpkg-users] Creating a Folder in the Start Menu together with WPKG installed Program

Natxo Asenjo natxo.asenjo at gmail.com
Thu May 26 11:27:23 CEST 2011

On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 8:09 PM, Rainer Meier <r.meier at wpkg.org> wrote:
> Hi Mikhail,

> Note: Unfortunately Microsoft has decided to name the folders differently for
> different language editions. So you need to detect the correct locations. The
> script will support English an German but you can easily extend it to recognize
> more languages if you have more.

The answer to this is CSIDL
which of course had to be replaced by somthing else with windows vista
or older and now it is called KNOWNFOLDERID
Yes, this is called progress :)

Unfortunately, you cannot use this from batch scripting (I usually do
this from Perl with the Win32::GetFolderPath() function).


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