putting an Icon in "My Computer"

Brett Hoerner bretthoerner at gmail.com
Fri Nov 4 03:28:49 CET 2005

> I've been asked by my boss to put an Icon in WinXP's "My Computer" for
> a utility we use around the shop.  My tool of choice is of course
> Python and therefore what I am using to attempt my given task.  I have
> no trouble putting Icons in the WinXP Toolbar using Python, but have
> totally failed to get an Icon to appear in My Computer.  Any Idea on
> why and maybe how to get around this using Python?

I'm pretty sure the My Computer menu is limited to devices and special
Windows folders like My Documents, etc.  I've never seen a program add
an icon there, and I don't think its allowed through the API.

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