Link8 (Standard 8 Module Reference)


Review the applicable Embedded Core modules and any examples for the Link8 setting in Windows Embedded 8 Standard (Standard 8).

This setting contains a string with a maximum length of 259 characters that specifies the complete path and the file name of a shortcut file with a .lnk extension on the destination device. The shortcut file must include the complete path of a corresponding program, web page, or document on the destination device. The shortcut appears as a task in the Jump List in the OEM First Run application.

Do not create an empty value for this setting.

The following table shows the modules that you can apply this setting to. In Image Configuration Editor (ICE), you can follow the corresponding path to set this setting for a module.




Products/Embedded Core/Shell-Setup/OEMWelcomeCenterLinks/Link8

The following XML example shows how to set a group of First Run shortcuts in the OEM First Run application Jump List.

    <Link0>%SystemDrive%\Fabrikam\Welcome\View license agreement.lnk</Link0>
    <Link1>%SystemDrive%\Fabrikam\Welcome\Register your new Fabrikam computer.lnk</Link1>
    <Link2>%SystemDrive%\Fabrikam\Welcome\Set up an Internet connection.lnk</Link2>
    <Link3>%SystemDrive%\Fabrikam\Welcome\Install an Antivirus program.lnk</Link3>
    <Link4>%SystemDrive%\Fabrikam\Welcome\Back up your data.lnk</Link4>
    <Link5>%SystemDrive%\Fabrikam\Welcome\Get tools from the Fabrikam Download Center.lnk</Link5>
    <Link6>%SystemDrive%\Fabrikam\Welcome\Purchase accessories for your Fabrikam computer.lnk</Link6>
    <Link7>%SystemDrive%\Fabrikam\Welcome\Extend your warranty.lnk</Link7>
    <Link8>%SystemDrive%\Fabrikam\Welcome\Learn about other Fabrikam products.lnk</Link8>
    <Link9>%SystemDrive%\Fabrikam\Welcome\Send feedback to Fabrikam.lnk</Link9>