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App Launcher

An update and a name change for AutoLauncher4U3.
Added an environment variable option.
This will set an environment variable to point to the drive letter of your usb drive.
You can use this in apps that don't support relative paths in ini or config files as well as shortcuts.
Also changed the name to reflect the app isn't just for U3 drives.
For "regular" USB drive set the autorun.inf to run autolauncher, it will set the environment variable and launch PAM or other apps.

New update, changed the name to App Launcher to avoid confusion.
Added two additional custom app fields.
You can now launch up to 6 apps total from your usb drive.
In addition to setting an environment variable.

App Launcher

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What does it do?

SmithTech,

I read the information on the website and even downloaded and installed the software, but am still slightly confused as to what it does. Does it automatically launch an application (with PStart and/or PAM) without the need to click on the AutoPlay confirmation window or does it do something else? Thanks.

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Still requires AutoPlay on a "standard" USB Drive

The autolauncher still requires the autoplay.
Its primary advantages are that it will launch multiple apps.
PStart, PAM, and a custom app you can set.
Also it will set an environment variable such as %MyUSB% which you can use in shortcuts, ini files, config files, etc. for apps that must have a "hard" reference to a drive letter.
i.e if your app must have a path such as U:\PortableApps\someprogram instead of just \PortableApps\someprogram in order to work, once the environment variable is set you can use %myusb%\PortableApps\someprogram

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Thank you.

Thank you. CD

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The name made more sense

The name made more sense when it was only being developed for U3 drives.
But since I decided to make it available for "standard" usb drives as well, the name is a bit misleading.
I am going to change it to App Launcher in the next release, as well as add 2 addition fields to launch additional custom apps.

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App Launchers

I like to use App Launcher with: Launchy, RK Launcher, and PStart to launch my apps (not all at once of course) on my u3 drive. Does anyone else have any good favorite launchers?

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