How to get Lotus Notes 8.5 on a stick (nomad) to run from the portable applications menu
Grant Bingham - August 14, 2009 - 8:47am
Lotus Notes 8.5 basic - C1SP2EN.exe(and also not the allcients version) can be installed as a portable application to show as a menu item in portable applications. It will work as per normal - just that it can be launched from the menu. When I say works normally, I mean it makes an icon on the screen, loads itself and then removes itself when you unplug the portable drive.
Following the infocenter instructions:
There are basically four steps:
Step 3 comments:
It'll place the autorun.exe file and msi and other directories inside this directory. Portable Apps picks up this autorun.exe file when you refresh it.
Step 4 comments:
Basically this last step can be easily done by copying a similar directory in one of the other applications. That's how I did it - I copied the app directory of another application and then customised it's ini file and icon file.
My instructions seem a bit long winded, but it's not tricky really, and it's quick to do. Works like a charm.