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From: "Campbell, Rolf [SKY:1U32:EXCH]" <moscoop AT americasm01 DOT nt DOT com>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp,comp.os.msdos.programmer
Subject: Re: Detecting Windows and Windows directory from DOS
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2000 09:33:35 -0500
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Damian Yerrick wrote:

> On Fri, 17 Mar 2000 10:09:34 -0500, "Campbell, Rolf [SKY:1U32:EXCH]"
> <moscoop AT americasm01 DOT nt DOT com> wrote:
>
> >Ben Davis wrote:
> >
> >> Anyway, how would you move the Start Menu?
> >
> >TweakUI, or regedit.
> >
> >> Wouldn't Windows itself lose
> >> track of it -- or is it more intelligent than that?! :-)
> >
> >When I say 'move the Start Menu', what I really mean to say is 'change
> >the location which windows looks for the Start Menu'.  You would still
> >have to move the actual directory yourself as a seperate action.
> That is, unless Explorer knows about this registry entry.

Explorer does know about this registry entry, that's how it knows to use a
different icon for the directories there.  But, that still doesn't remove
the requirement for you to move the files after changing the registry.

--
(\/) Rolf Campbell (\/)



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