Place programs in C:/

  PC guy 16:56 26 Jun 2008
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Hi guys,
I have some software on my usb stick and would like to put it on my computer. When I place it in "Program files", it does not appear in "all programs" list. How can I place a software in C:/ and make it show up on all the users "all programs list"?

Thank you

  Ditch999 17:01 26 Jun 2008

All software either needs to be installed or you need to click on the .exe file to run it. If you put a shortcut to the .exe file on your desktop then clicking it would run the software.

  lofty29 17:01 26 Jun 2008

A stupid question I know, but are you "installing" properly

  PC guy 17:04 26 Jun 2008

Hi,
Well, these are portable apps that I have installed on my USB stick. So you can't really install them.

  Ditch999 17:05 26 Jun 2008

This would be after you copy the software to your c: drive of course.
For all users to have access to it on XP you would put the shortcut in to the C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs folder

  PC guy 17:09 26 Jun 2008

Hi Ditch999,
Thank you very much! It works, it was so easy. Thanks

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