How to create a shortcut to my desktop app in Metro Start Screen using the desktop app's installer RRS feed

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  • My application has an installer that automatically creates  a shortcut on Windows desktop. When the installer runs on Windwos 8 consumer preview machine we also want to create an extra shortcut on Windows 8 Metro Start Screen. I updated my  installer in order to create a shortcut in the folder: %AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs   but it does not appears on Windows 8 Metro Start Screen. Could you tell me what I should do to create a shortcut on Windows 8 Metro UX.
    • Moved by Rob Caplan [MSFT]Microsoft employee Wednesday, April 25, 2012 6:22 AM Destkop app installer question, not a Metro style app development question (From:Building Metro style apps with C# or VB )
    Wednesday, April 25, 2012 1:53 AM

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  • Hugo,

    Please check this thread. it will be helpful to you.

    Monday, November 12, 2012 6:15 AM