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JPWhite
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Converting Portable apps to run in the U3 launcher

Sandisk kindly installed Skype for me on their Cruzer Micro. However it is out of date and I asked them how to upgrade it.

I got a poor response from them (see bottom of this post).

I have installed PortableSkype provided by Rob Loach. Is there away to make PortableSkype appear in the U3 launcher? John Haller's Portable Firefox and Thunderbird work wonderfully. Just want to make Portable Skype appear on the launcher to save groping around.

JP

SanDisk Response: (07/04/2006 12:16)
Hello JP,

Thank you for contacting SanDisk Technical support. We are happy to be of any assistance.

We apologize for the inconvenience that this issue has brought you.

We no longer support the upgrade of the skype, please refer to their website and check on their help support.

Should you have further inquiries or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us via reply to this Email.

Have a nice day!

Best regards,
Jennifer D.
SanDisk Technical Support.

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I remember seeing it somewhere
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That's exactly what the app

That's exactly what the app I just released does, take any EXE or group of files to create a U3P package that LaunchPad can launch and close on eject. John thought I was spamming so I don't want to post it here but I can send it to you.

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Or:

Step 1:
Copy and paste the XML below to a file and name it manifest.u3i
Save it in a folder called Manifest.

<?xml version="1.0"??>Portable FirefoxPortable FirefoxPortableFirefox.icoPortable Apps

Step 2:
Copy an icon file or the application exe into the Manifest folder

Step 3:
Edit the manifest.u3i file to match your appication Name,Description,Path etc.

Step 4:
Zip the Manifest folder to Manifest.zip with Winzip or other zip util.

Step 5:
rename the zip file to {appname}.u3p

Step 6:
From the U3 Launchpad click on Add Programs, Install From My Computer,
browse to the {appname}.u3p and select it.
The Launchpad will install the shortcut.
Thanks to computechx.
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HowTo

That you refer to listed here.
(or download computechx's U3 shortcut creator here, here, or here.:wink:)

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cant get it to work

the u3 converter,i cant get it to work, wat sould i be doing????

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Hmm...

Do you have .NET installed? https://portableapps.com/node/2163#comment-9507
Get 1.1 here, 2.0 here.

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