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How to retrieve the startup folder name and add a link in ?
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Use SHGetSpecialFolderLocation(CSIDL_COMMON_STARTUP/CSIDL_STARTUP) and SHGetPathFromIDList (or SHGetSpecialFolderPath directly if IE4 is installed) to get the folder name.

The following URLs show you how to create a shortcut.
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q134/3/33.asp
http://www.codeguru.com/shell/filelinks.shtml
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