Windows Desktop Shortcut

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Mon Aug 19, 2013 12:40 pm Post

Since the Windows Beta is so new, I wasn't sure where everyone was wanting us to put the bugs/problems we find for it. I figured this was as good of a forum as any.

Anyway, the very first thing I noticed was that the Scapple installer didn't create a desktop shortcut. I had to search for the .exe in my start menu.

Second, the program doesn't show up in a start menu search as a program unless I type the entire name. Also, it doesn't seem to appear in my start menu list of recently opened programs.

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Sat Aug 24, 2013 4:31 am Post

What version of Windows are you using, and where did you install to? The installer should have done both of those things, at least for XP through Win7. Windows 8 is all crazy now (and I don't have a copy), so I don't think desktop shortcuts are in vogue, though you can create them yourself.
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