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XPhone Client Installation: Prevent creation of desktop shortcuts


How can it be determined during setup that desktop shortcuts (icons) are not set when installing XPhone Clients?

Open the MSI file of the XPhone Client Setup with the MSI tool "Orca" from Microsoft.

Click on TRANSFORM in the menu bar and select NEW TRANSFORM

Now navigate to the table "Shortcut" and delete the value "XPhoneDesktop" or "XPhoneTeamDesktop".

Click on TRANSFORM in the Orca menu bar and select GENERATE TRANSFORM

Save the MST file in the setup directory of the selected client, where the opened MSI file is located, e.g. under the name "RemoveShortcuts.mst".

Open setup.ini file in the setup directory with a text editor. Change this section:



as follows:



  • Save the setup.ini
  • Start the XPhone Client Setup

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