Mapping special folders, such as the My Documents desktop folder, requires the use of the Shell object. The following scripts demonstrate the use of the Shell object to create a shortcut to a folder on the desktop.


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// JScript.
var Shell, DesktopPath, URL;
Shell = new ActiveXObject("WScript.Shell");
DesktopPath = Shell.SpecialFolders("Desktop");
URL = Shell.CreateShortcut(DesktopPath + "\\MSDN Scripting.url");
URL.TargetPath = "HTTP://";
' VBScript.
Dim Shell, DesktopPath, URL
Set Shell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
DesktopPath = Shell.SpecialFolders("Desktop")
Set URL = Shell.CreateShortcut(DesktopPath & "\MSDN Scripting.URL")
URL.TargetPath = "HTTP://"

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