XP Mode Applications do not create icons in Win7 Start Menu

Discussion in 'Virtual PC' started by Stephen @ ZennHAUS, Mar 25, 2010.

  1. Hi All,

    I have a Windows 7 x64 PC that I have just installed Windows Virtual PC and
    XP Mode on. After installing, I installed an application in XP Mode as per
    the instructions. Once installed, the application icon does not appear in
    the Windows 7 Start Menu.

    How do I create an icon in Windows 7 that will directly run the application
    in XP mode to save having to start the XP Mode VPC and then launch the

    Stephen @ ZennHAUS
    Stephen @ ZennHAUS, Mar 25, 2010
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  2. Stephen @ ZennHAUS

    Robert Comer Guest

    You copy the icon to the "All Users\Start menu" folder.
    Robert Comer, Mar 25, 2010
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  3. Stephen @ ZennHAUS

    Bill Grant Guest

    Bob has given you the fix. The way to avoid having to do that is to
    install the app as "for all users" if you have the option. That way it
    happens automatically.
    Bill Grant, Mar 25, 2010
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