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Manually Repair Desktop Icon

Summary

This tutorial guides you through the steps to fix a missing or broken Desktop icon for the Digital Cold Chain.

This can happen during installation of a new version, typically due to security measures on your computer which don't allow the install-script to make the according changes to your computer. Fortunately, it is easy to repair this manually.

Step 1: Find location of startup-screen:

Open a file explorer window and paste the following path into the address field, see also attached screenshot:

%APPDATA%\WolframPlayer\Paclets\Repository\VirtualColdChain-2.1.0\VirtualColdChain\FrontEnd\Palettes
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This should open the installation directory containing a file called VirtualColdChain.nb.

Step 2: Create a desktop shortcut

Right-click the file and, from the context menu, select "Create shortcut". Then, you can cut and paste this shortcut into your desktop.

When you double-click the shortcut, it should launch the application.