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Now I need to enum all the "ICON" on the desktop such as "My Computer" and other .lnk s.
After that I will draw the ICONS to a HDC and get the image data,also,I need the dest file of the .lnk s..
How could I do ?

I read some about Windows shell but I still don't know what to do ..

Thanks for any help!
Posted 14-May-12 20:03pm

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Solution 1

To find the .lnk files use this %userprofile%\desktop\*.lnk
FindFirstFile function
FindNextFile function
FindClose function

To manipulate .lnk files
Shell Links

You may need
EnumResourceTypes function
EnumResTypeProc callback function

To draw to device context
DrawIcon function
DrawIconEx function

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