Network and Classroom Management Thread, Virtual CD Shortcut in Technical; We use virtual cd for some of our software and I'm looking to create a shortcut for each image so ...
1st December 2008, 01:33 PM #1
Virtual CD Shortcut
We use virtual cd for some of our software and I'm looking to create a shortcut for each image so it loads without the user having to insert the image or use the CD Rom Player.
I've seen this article before on RM but can't find it now - anyone got any clues?
If I remember correctly the shortcut had to be something like:
"L:\Path to something here\ -s V:\Path to image"
where -s is a switch of some sort.
If I remember the right, the first path pointed to the CD player or something
1st December 2008, 01:35 PM #2
Daemon Tools can do it with the Daemon Scripts addon. Its great, and can be programed to do all sorts, like wait a few seconds to give the virtual drive chance to mount and then load the software.
1st December 2008, 01:51 PM #3
Not quite what I'm after. I'm after a simple shortcut command so I can use it for my shortcuts.
1st December 2008, 03:57 PM #4
Look again, its exactly what you are after.
Originally Posted by Hightower
1st December 2008, 04:01 PM #5
It's not what he's after, he's after using RM's Virtual CD platform which already has the images loaded etc.
If he had wanted a solution from the start then yes I'd agree with yours.
I'll have a look tomorrow for how you can achieve it, are you using VCD4 or 7?
1st December 2008, 04:04 PM #6
Well i do apoligise. Would have been nice if he had said he was using RM as believe it or not i dont know every peice of software ever written for every single platform ever designed... lol
Originally Posted by kmount
1st December 2008, 04:06 PM #7
True, think I have an eye for it now having noticed L:\ and the "Virtual CD" shortcut idea combined with the mention of RM in there.
1st December 2008, 04:19 PM #8
VCD4 - Cheers KMOUNT.
I've seen the article before and tested it - works a treat, just cannot for the life of me find it again.
1st December 2008, 05:49 PM #9
Here you go:
"C:\Program Files\H+H\Virtual CD 4\System\vcdcmd.exe" /i V:\Test\Test.vc4 U: /x U:\StartMe.exe
Thanks to Sylv3r from:
Hightower (2nd December 2008)
2nd December 2008, 09:18 AM #10
Thats the one I was looking for - cheers mate!
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