Installer issues [was RE: Mo Dejong's install problems]

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Fri Mar 31 06:50:00 GMT 2000


--- John Dallaway <jld@redhat.com> wrote:
-8<-
> 
> Note that, under Win95/98, it is a sensible precaution to increase the
> environment space to (say) 8kB, by modifying config.sys. Such a change
> is harmless, helps prevent 'out of environment space' problems and does
> not require uninstallation.
> 

This can also be taken care of via the Properities Menu on the shortcut file. 
Is it possible to create a shortcut and modfiy it's properties
programmatically?  If that is possible then the installer could use the
shortcut in the Programs folder and prevent the problem in the first place.


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