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How to create a custom icon file to use with ProfileUnity Shell Shortcut Creation module

Product: ProfileUnity

Product Version: 5.6.x

Expires on: 365 days from publish date

Updated: October 4, 2013

 

Symptoms:

DIA or other application does not create shortcut with valid icon.

Example:

BadIcon.jpg

Possible Resolution(s):

Create an custom icon file and use this file in ProfileUnity configuration.

Steps:

Step 1) Open Chrome.exe with "MiTeC Icon Explorer" available for download from cnet.com here.

Step 2) Select all 6 icons and right-click->Save to library->All.  Name the library Chrome.dll

Example:

Explorer.jpg

Step 3) Save the file on the network share, in accessible location (Read only)

Step 4) Edit ProfileUnity Configuration and go to "Shortcuts"

Example:

Shortcuts.jpg

Step 5) Select Add_Shortcut_Rule.jpg ,than  Advanced.jpg 

Example:

ShortcutCreation.jpg

Note: (Index # refers to icon # in "Step 2" screenshot)

Note: "Start In" when specified will break the icon.

 

Step 6) Save and Update Update.jpg

Step 7) Download your new updated configuration to ...netlogon\profileunity directory.

 

 

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