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  • File Shell-ShellLink.ps1 — part of check-in [5682f37451] at 2018-06-10 13:09:44 on branch trunk — A wrapper class for shell shortcut files from vbAccelerator which makes it easy to read & write shell links. (user: Joel Bennett size: 39534)

# encoding: ascii
# api: csharp
# title: Shell.ShellLink
# description: A wrapper class for shell shortcut files from vbAccelerator which makes it easy to read & write shell links.
# version: 0.1
# type: class
# author: Joel Bennett
# license: CC0
# x-poshcode-id: 2407
# x-archived: 2016-03-07T05:13:49
# x-published: 2011-12-14T08:32:00
#
#
## With thanks to Steve McMahon and his article:
## http://vbaccelerator.com/home/NET/Code/Libraries/Shell_Projects/Creating_and_Modifying_Shortcuts/article.asp
##
## After executing Add-Type, below, you'll be able to:
## new-object Shell.ShellLink ".\Some Shortcut.lnk"

Add-Type -Ref System.Drawing, System.Windows.Forms @'

using System;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System.Text;
using System.Text.RegularExpressions;
using System.Windows.Forms;

namespace Shell
{

   /// <summary>
   /// Enables extraction of icons for any file type from
   /// the Shell.
   /// </summary>
   public class FileIcon
   {

      #region UnmanagedCode
      private const int MAX_PATH = 260;
      
      [StructLayout(LayoutKind.Sequential)]
      private struct SHFILEINFO
      {
         public IntPtr hIcon;
         public int iIcon;
         public int dwAttributes;
         [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.ByValTStr, SizeConst=MAX_PATH)]
         public string szDisplayName;
         [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.ByValTStr, SizeConst=80)]
         public string szTypeName;
      }

      [DllImport("shell32")]
      private static extern int SHGetFileInfo (
         string pszPath, 
         int dwFileAttributes,
         ref SHFILEINFO psfi, 
         uint cbFileInfo, 
         uint uFlags);

      [DllImport("user32.dll")]
      private static extern int DestroyIcon(IntPtr hIcon);

      private const int FORMAT_MESSAGE_ALLOCATE_BUFFER = 0x100; 
      private const int FORMAT_MESSAGE_ARGUMENT_ARRAY = 0x2000;
      private const int FORMAT_MESSAGE_FROM_HMODULE = 0x800;
      private const int FORMAT_MESSAGE_FROM_STRING = 0x400;
      private const int FORMAT_MESSAGE_FROM_SYSTEM = 0x1000;
      private const int FORMAT_MESSAGE_IGNORE_INSERTS = 0x200;
      private const int FORMAT_MESSAGE_MAX_WIDTH_MASK = 0xFF;
      [DllImport("kernel32")]
      private extern static int FormatMessage (
         int dwFlags, 
         IntPtr lpSource, 
         int dwMessageId, 
         int dwLanguageId, 
         string lpBuffer,
         uint nSize, 
         int argumentsLong);

      [DllImport("kernel32")]
      private extern static int GetLastError();
      #endregion
      
      #region Member Variables
      private string fileName;
      private string displayName;
      private string typeName;
      private SHGetFileInfoConstants flags;
      private Icon fileIcon;
      #endregion

      #region Enumerations
      [Flags]      
         public enum SHGetFileInfoConstants : int
      {
         SHGFI_ICON = 0x100,                // get icon 
         SHGFI_DISPLAYNAME = 0x200,         // get display name 
         SHGFI_TYPENAME = 0x400,            // get type name 
         SHGFI_ATTRIBUTES = 0x800,          // get attributes 
         SHGFI_ICONLOCATION = 0x1000,       // get icon location 
         SHGFI_EXETYPE = 0x2000,            // return exe type 
         SHGFI_SYSICONINDEX = 0x4000,       // get system icon index 
         SHGFI_LINKOVERLAY = 0x8000,        // put a link overlay on icon 
         SHGFI_SELECTED = 0x10000,          // show icon in selected state 
         SHGFI_ATTR_SPECIFIED = 0x20000,    // get only specified attributes 
         SHGFI_LARGEICON = 0x0,             // get large icon 
         SHGFI_SMALLICON = 0x1,             // get small icon 
         SHGFI_OPENICON = 0x2,              // get open icon 
         SHGFI_SHELLICONSIZE = 0x4,         // get shell size icon 
         //SHGFI_PIDL = 0x8,                  // pszPath is a pidl 
         SHGFI_USEFILEATTRIBUTES = 0x10,     // use passed dwFileAttribute 
         SHGFI_ADDOVERLAYS = 0x000000020,     // apply the appropriate overlays
         SHGFI_OVERLAYINDEX = 0x000000040     // Get the index of the overlay
      }
      #endregion

      #region Implementation
      /// <summary>
      /// Gets/sets the flags used to extract the icon
      /// </summary>
      public FileIcon.SHGetFileInfoConstants Flags
      {
         get
         {
            return flags;
         }
         set
         {
            flags = value;
         }
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Gets/sets the filename to get the icon for
      /// </summary>
      public string FileName
      {
         get
         {
            return fileName;
         }
         set
         {
            fileName = value;
         }
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Gets the icon for the chosen file
      /// </summary>
      public Icon ShellIcon
      {
         get
         {
            return fileIcon;
         }
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Gets the display name for the selected file
      /// if the SHGFI_DISPLAYNAME flag was set.
      /// </summary>
      public string DisplayName
      {
         get
         {
            return displayName;
         }
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Gets the type name for the selected file
      /// if the SHGFI_TYPENAME flag was set.
      /// </summary>
      public string TypeName
      {
         get
         {
            return typeName;
         }
      }

      /// <summary>
      ///  Gets the information for the specified 
      ///  file name and flags.
      /// </summary>
      public void GetInfo()
      {
         fileIcon = null;
         typeName = "";
         displayName = "";

         SHFILEINFO shfi = new SHFILEINFO();
         uint shfiSize = (uint)Marshal.SizeOf(shfi.GetType());

         int ret = SHGetFileInfo(
            fileName, 0, ref shfi, shfiSize, (uint)(flags));
         if (ret != 0)
         {
            if (shfi.hIcon != IntPtr.Zero)
            {
               fileIcon = System.Drawing.Icon.FromHandle(shfi.hIcon);
               // Now owned by the GDI+ object
               //DestroyIcon(shfi.hIcon);
            }
            typeName = shfi.szTypeName;
            displayName = shfi.szDisplayName;
         }
         else
         {
         
            int err = GetLastError();
            Console.WriteLine("Error {0}", err);
            string txtS = new string('\0', 256);
            int len = FormatMessage(
               FORMAT_MESSAGE_FROM_SYSTEM | FORMAT_MESSAGE_IGNORE_INSERTS,
               IntPtr.Zero, err, 0, txtS, 256, 0);
            Console.WriteLine("Len {0} text {1}", len, txtS);

            // throw exception

         }
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Constructs a new, default instance of the FileIcon
      /// class.  Specify the filename and call GetInfo()
      /// to retrieve an icon.
      /// </summary>
      public FileIcon()
      {
         flags = SHGetFileInfoConstants.SHGFI_ICON | 
            SHGetFileInfoConstants.SHGFI_DISPLAYNAME |
            SHGetFileInfoConstants.SHGFI_TYPENAME |
            SHGetFileInfoConstants.SHGFI_ATTRIBUTES |
            SHGetFileInfoConstants.SHGFI_EXETYPE;
      }
      /// <summary>
      /// Constructs a new instance of the FileIcon class
      /// and retrieves the icon, display name and type name
      /// for the specified file.      
      /// </summary>
      /// <param name="fileName">The filename to get the icon, 
      /// display name and type name for</param>
      public FileIcon(string fileName) : this()
      {
         this.fileName = fileName;
         GetInfo();
      }
      /// <summary>
      /// Constructs a new instance of the FileIcon class
      /// and retrieves the information specified in the 
      /// flags.
      /// </summary>
      /// <param name="fileName">The filename to get information
      /// for</param>
      /// <param name="flags">The flags to use when extracting the
      /// icon and other shell information.</param>
      public FileIcon(string fileName, FileIcon.SHGetFileInfoConstants flags)
      {
         this.fileName = fileName;
         this.flags = flags;
         GetInfo();
      }

      #endregion   
   }


   #region ShellLink Object
   /// <summary>
   /// Summary description for ShellLink.
   /// </summary>
   public class ShellLink : IDisposable
   {
      #region ComInterop for IShellLink

      #region IPersist Interface
      [ComImportAttribute()]
      [GuidAttribute("0000010C-0000-0000-C000-000000000046")]
      [InterfaceTypeAttribute(ComInterfaceType.InterfaceIsIUnknown)]
      private interface IPersist
      {
         [PreserveSig]
            //[helpstring("Returns the class identifier for the component object")]
         void GetClassID(out Guid pClassID);
      }
      #endregion

      #region IPersistFile Interface
      [ComImportAttribute()]
      [GuidAttribute("0000010B-0000-0000-C000-000000000046")]
      [InterfaceTypeAttribute(ComInterfaceType.InterfaceIsIUnknown)]
      private interface IPersistFile
      {
         // can't get this to go if I extend IPersist, so put it here:
         [PreserveSig]
         void GetClassID(out Guid pClassID);

         //[helpstring("Checks for changes since last file write")]      
         void IsDirty();

         //[helpstring("Opens the specified file and initializes the object from its contents")]      
         void Load(
            [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPWStr)] string pszFileName, 
            uint dwMode);

         //[helpstring("Saves the object into the specified file")]      
         void Save(
            [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPWStr)] string pszFileName, 
            [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.Bool)] bool fRemember);

         //[helpstring("Notifies the object that save is completed")]      
         void SaveCompleted(
            [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPWStr)] string pszFileName);

         //[helpstring("Gets the current name of the file associated with the object")]      
         void GetCurFile(
            [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPWStr)] out string ppszFileName);
      }
      #endregion

      #region IShellLink Interface
      [ComImportAttribute()]
      [GuidAttribute("000214EE-0000-0000-C000-000000000046")]
      [InterfaceTypeAttribute(ComInterfaceType.InterfaceIsIUnknown)]
      private interface IShellLinkA
      {
         //[helpstring("Retrieves the path and filename of a shell link object")]
         void GetPath(
            [Out(), MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPStr)] StringBuilder pszFile, 
            int cchMaxPath, 
            ref _WIN32_FIND_DATAA pfd, 
            uint fFlags);

         //[helpstring("Retrieves the list of shell link item identifiers")]
         void GetIDList(out IntPtr ppidl);

         //[helpstring("Sets the list of shell link item identifiers")]
         void SetIDList(IntPtr pidl);

         //[helpstring("Retrieves the shell link description string")]
         void GetDescription(
            [Out(), MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPStr)] StringBuilder pszFile,
            int cchMaxName);
      
         //[helpstring("Sets the shell link description string")]
         void SetDescription(
            [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPStr)] string pszName);

         //[helpstring("Retrieves the name of the shell link working directory")]
         void GetWorkingDirectory(
            [Out(), MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPStr)] StringBuilder pszDir,
            int cchMaxPath);

         //[helpstring("Sets the name of the shell link working directory")]
         void SetWorkingDirectory(
            [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPStr)] string pszDir);

         //[helpstring("Retrieves the shell link command-line arguments")]
         void GetArguments(
            [Out(), MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPStr)] StringBuilder pszArgs, 
            int cchMaxPath);

         //[helpstring("Sets the shell link command-line arguments")]
         void SetArguments(
            [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPStr)] string pszArgs);

         //[propget, helpstring("Retrieves or sets the shell link hot key")]
         void GetHotkey(out short pwHotkey);
         //[propput, helpstring("Retrieves or sets the shell link hot key")]
         void SetHotkey(short pwHotkey);

         //[propget, helpstring("Retrieves or sets the shell link show command")]
         void GetShowCmd(out uint piShowCmd);
         //[propput, helpstring("Retrieves or sets the shell link show command")]
         void SetShowCmd(uint piShowCmd);

         //[helpstring("Retrieves the location (path and index) of the shell link icon")]
         void GetIconLocation(
            [Out(), MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPStr)] StringBuilder pszIconPath, 
            int cchIconPath, 
            out int piIcon);
      
         //[helpstring("Sets the location (path and index) of the shell link icon")]
         void SetIconLocation(
            [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPStr)] string pszIconPath, 
            int iIcon);

         //[helpstring("Sets the shell link relative path")]
         void SetRelativePath(
            [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPStr)] string pszPathRel, 
            uint dwReserved);

         //[helpstring("Resolves a shell link. The system searches for the shell link object and updates the shell link path and its list of identifiers (if necessary)")]
         void Resolve(
            IntPtr hWnd, 
            uint fFlags);

         //[helpstring("Sets the shell link path and filename")]
         void SetPath(
            [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPStr)] string pszFile);
      }


      [ComImportAttribute()]
      [GuidAttribute("000214F9-0000-0000-C000-000000000046")]
      [InterfaceTypeAttribute(ComInterfaceType.InterfaceIsIUnknown)]
      private interface IShellLinkW
      {
         //[helpstring("Retrieves the path and filename of a shell link object")]
         void GetPath(
            [Out(), MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPWStr)] StringBuilder pszFile, 
            int cchMaxPath, 
            ref _WIN32_FIND_DATAW pfd, 
            uint fFlags);

         //[helpstring("Retrieves the list of shell link item identifiers")]
         void GetIDList(out IntPtr ppidl);

         //[helpstring("Sets the list of shell link item identifiers")]
         void SetIDList(IntPtr pidl);

         //[helpstring("Retrieves the shell link description string")]
         void GetDescription(
            [Out(), MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPWStr)] StringBuilder pszFile,
            int cchMaxName);
      
         //[helpstring("Sets the shell link description string")]
         void SetDescription(
            [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPWStr)] string pszName);

         //[helpstring("Retrieves the name of the shell link working directory")]
         void GetWorkingDirectory(
            [Out(), MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPWStr)] StringBuilder pszDir,
            int cchMaxPath);

         //[helpstring("Sets the name of the shell link working directory")]
         void SetWorkingDirectory(
            [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPWStr)] string pszDir);

         //[helpstring("Retrieves the shell link command-line arguments")]
         void GetArguments(
            [Out(), MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPWStr)] StringBuilder pszArgs, 
            int cchMaxPath);

         //[helpstring("Sets the shell link command-line arguments")]
         void SetArguments(
            [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPWStr)] string pszArgs);

         //[propget, helpstring("Retrieves or sets the shell link hot key")]
         void GetHotkey(out short pwHotkey);
         //[propput, helpstring("Retrieves or sets the shell link hot key")]
         void SetHotkey(short pwHotkey);

         //[propget, helpstring("Retrieves or sets the shell link show command")]
         void GetShowCmd(out uint piShowCmd);
         //[propput, helpstring("Retrieves or sets the shell link show command")]
         void SetShowCmd(uint piShowCmd);

         //[helpstring("Retrieves the location (path and index) of the shell link icon")]
         void GetIconLocation(
            [Out(), MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPWStr)] StringBuilder pszIconPath, 
            int cchIconPath, 
            out int piIcon);
      
         //[helpstring("Sets the location (path and index) of the shell link icon")]
         void SetIconLocation(
            [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPWStr)] string pszIconPath, 
            int iIcon);

         //[helpstring("Sets the shell link relative path")]
         void SetRelativePath(
            [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPWStr)] string pszPathRel, 
            uint dwReserved);

         //[helpstring("Resolves a shell link. The system searches for the shell link object and updates the shell link path and its list of identifiers (if necessary)")]
         void Resolve(
            IntPtr hWnd, 
            uint fFlags);

         //[helpstring("Sets the shell link path and filename")]
         void SetPath(
            [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPWStr)] string pszFile);
      }
      #endregion

      #region ShellLinkCoClass
      [GuidAttribute("00021401-0000-0000-C000-000000000046")]
      [ClassInterfaceAttribute(ClassInterfaceType.None)]
      [ComImportAttribute()]
      private class CShellLink{}

      #endregion
   
      #region Private IShellLink enumerations
      private enum EShellLinkGP : uint
      {
         SLGP_SHORTPATH = 1,
         SLGP_UNCPRIORITY = 2
      }

      [Flags]
      private enum EShowWindowFlags : uint
      {
         SW_HIDE = 0,
         SW_SHOWNORMAL = 1,
         SW_NORMAL = 1,
         SW_SHOWMINIMIZED = 2,
         SW_SHOWMAXIMIZED = 3,
         SW_MAXIMIZE = 3,
         SW_SHOWNOACTIVATE = 4,
         SW_SHOW = 5,
         SW_MINIMIZE = 6,
         SW_SHOWMINNOACTIVE = 7,
         SW_SHOWNA = 8,
         SW_RESTORE = 9,
         SW_SHOWDEFAULT = 10,
         SW_MAX = 10
      }
      #endregion

      #region IShellLink Private structs

      [StructLayoutAttribute(LayoutKind.Sequential, Pack=4, Size=0, CharSet=CharSet.Unicode)]
      private struct _WIN32_FIND_DATAW
      {
         public uint dwFileAttributes;
         public _FILETIME ftCreationTime;
         public _FILETIME ftLastAccessTime;
         public _FILETIME ftLastWriteTime;
         public uint nFileSizeHigh;
         public uint nFileSizeLow;
         public uint dwReserved0;
         public uint dwReserved1;
         [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.ByValTStr , SizeConst = 260)] // MAX_PATH
         public string cFileName;
         [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.ByValTStr, SizeConst = 14)]
         public string cAlternateFileName;
      }

      [StructLayoutAttribute(LayoutKind.Sequential, Pack=4, Size=0, CharSet=CharSet.Ansi)]
      private struct _WIN32_FIND_DATAA
      {
         public uint dwFileAttributes;
         public _FILETIME ftCreationTime;
         public _FILETIME ftLastAccessTime;
         public _FILETIME ftLastWriteTime;
         public uint nFileSizeHigh;
         public uint nFileSizeLow;
         public uint dwReserved0;
         public uint dwReserved1;
         [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.ByValTStr , SizeConst = 260)] // MAX_PATH
         public string cFileName;
         [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.ByValTStr, SizeConst = 14)]
         public string cAlternateFileName;
      }

      [StructLayoutAttribute(LayoutKind.Sequential, Pack=4, Size=0)]
      private struct _FILETIME 
      {
         public uint dwLowDateTime;
         public uint dwHighDateTime;
      }  
      #endregion   

      #region UnManaged Methods
      private class UnManagedMethods
      {
         [DllImport("Shell32", CharSet=CharSet.Auto)]
         internal extern static int ExtractIconEx (
            [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPTStr)] 
            string lpszFile,
            int nIconIndex,
            IntPtr[] phIconLarge, 
            IntPtr[] phIconSmall,
            int nIcons);

         [DllImport("user32")]
         internal static extern int DestroyIcon(IntPtr hIcon);
      }
      #endregion

      #endregion

      #region Enumerations
      /// <summary>
      /// Flags determining how the links with missing
      /// targets are resolved.
      /// </summary>
      [Flags]
      public enum EShellLinkResolveFlags : uint
      {
         /// <summary>
         /// Allow any match during resolution.  Has no effect
         /// on ME/2000 or above, use the other flags instead.
         /// </summary>
         SLR_ANY_MATCH = 0x2,
         /// <summary>
         /// Call the Microsoft Windows Installer. 
         /// </summary>
         SLR_INVOKE_MSI = 0x80,
         /// <summary>
         /// Disable distributed link tracking. By default, 
         /// distributed link tracking tracks removable media 
         /// across multiple devices based on the volume name. 
         /// It also uses the UNC path to track remote file 
         /// systems whose drive letter has changed. Setting 
         /// SLR_NOLINKINFO disables both types of tracking.
         /// </summary>
         SLR_NOLINKINFO = 0x40,
         /// <summary>
         /// Do not display a dialog box if the link cannot be resolved. 
         /// When SLR_NO_UI is set, a time-out value that specifies the 
         /// maximum amount of time to be spent resolving the link can 
         /// be specified in milliseconds. The function returns if the 
         /// link cannot be resolved within the time-out duration. 
         /// If the timeout is not set, the time-out duration will be 
         /// set to the default value of 3,000 milliseconds (3 seconds). 
         /// </summary>                                  
         SLR_NO_UI = 0x1,
         /// <summary>
         /// Not documented in SDK.  Assume same as SLR_NO_UI but 
         /// intended for applications without a hWnd.
         /// </summary>
         SLR_NO_UI_WITH_MSG_PUMP = 0x101,
         /// <summary>
         /// Do not update the link information. 
         /// </summary>
         SLR_NOUPDATE = 0x8,
         /// <summary>
         /// Do not execute the search heuristics. 
         /// </summary>                                                        
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
           
         SLR_NOSEARCH = 0x10,
         /// <summary>
         /// Do not use distributed link tracking. 
         /// </summary>
         SLR_NOTRACK = 0x20,
         /// <summary>
         /// If the link object has changed, update its path and list 
         /// of identifiers. If SLR_UPDATE is set, you do not need to 
         /// call IPersistFile::IsDirty to determine whether or not 
         /// the link object has changed. 
         /// </summary>
         SLR_UPDATE  = 0x4
      }

      public enum LinkDisplayMode : uint
      {
         edmNormal = EShowWindowFlags.SW_NORMAL,
         edmMinimized = EShowWindowFlags.SW_SHOWMINNOACTIVE,
         edmMaximized = EShowWindowFlags.SW_MAXIMIZE
      }
      #endregion

      #region Member Variables
      // Use Unicode (W) under NT, otherwise use ANSI      
      private IShellLinkW linkW;
      private IShellLinkA linkA;
      private string shortcutFile = "";
      #endregion

      #region Constructor
      /// <summary>
      /// Creates an instance of the Shell Link object.
      /// </summary>
      public ShellLink()
      {
         if (System.Environment.OSVersion.Platform == PlatformID.Win32NT)
         {
            linkW = (IShellLinkW)new CShellLink();
         }
         else
         {
            linkA = (IShellLinkA)new CShellLink();
         }
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Creates an instance of a Shell Link object
      /// from the specified link file
      /// </summary>
      /// <param name="linkFile">The Shortcut file to open</param>
      public ShellLink(string linkFile) : this()
      {
         Open(linkFile);
      }
      #endregion

      #region Destructor and Dispose
      /// <summary>
      /// Call dispose just in case it hasn't happened yet
      /// </summary>
      ~ShellLink()
      {
         Dispose();
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Dispose the object, releasing the COM ShellLink object
      /// </summary>
      public void Dispose()
      {
         if (linkW != null ) 
         {
            Marshal.ReleaseComObject(linkW);
            linkW = null;
         }
         if (linkA != null)
         {
            Marshal.ReleaseComObject(linkA);
            linkA = null;
         }
      }
      #endregion

      #region Implementation
      public string ShortCutFile
      {
         get
         {
            return this.shortcutFile;
         }
         set
         {
            this.shortcutFile = value;
         }
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Gets a System.Drawing.Icon containing the icon for this
      /// ShellLink object.
      /// </summary>
      private Icon getIcon(bool large)
      {
         // Get icon index and path:
         int iconIndex = 0;

         // If there are no details set for the icon, then we must use
         // the shell to get the icon for the target:
         if (String.IsNullOrEmpty(IconPath))
         {
            // Use the FileIcon object to get the icon:
            FileIcon.SHGetFileInfoConstants flags =
             FileIcon.SHGetFileInfoConstants.SHGFI_ICON |
               FileIcon.SHGetFileInfoConstants.SHGFI_ATTRIBUTES;
            if (large)
            {
               flags = flags | FileIcon.SHGetFileInfoConstants.SHGFI_LARGEICON;
            }
            else
            {
               flags = flags | FileIcon.SHGetFileInfoConstants.SHGFI_SMALLICON;
            }
            FileIcon fileIcon = new FileIcon(Target, flags);
            return fileIcon.ShellIcon;
         }
         else
         {
            // Use ExtractIconEx to get the icon:
            IntPtr[] hIconEx = new IntPtr[1] {IntPtr.Zero};         
            int iconCount = 0;
            if (large)
            {
               iconCount = UnManagedMethods.ExtractIconEx(
                  IconPath,
                  iconIndex,
                  hIconEx,
                  null,
                  1);
            }
            else
            {
               iconCount = UnManagedMethods.ExtractIconEx(
                  IconPath,
                  iconIndex,
                  null,
                  hIconEx,
                  1);
            }
            // If success then return as a GDI+ object
            Icon icon = null;
            if (hIconEx[0] != IntPtr.Zero)
            {
               icon = Icon.FromHandle(hIconEx[0]);
               //UnManagedMethods.DestroyIcon(hIconEx[0]);
            }
            return icon;
         }            
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Gets the path to the file containing the icon for this shortcut.
      /// </summary>
      public string IconPath
      {
         get
         {
            StringBuilder iconPath = new StringBuilder(260, 260);
            int iconIndex = 0;
            if (linkA == null)
            {
               linkW.GetIconLocation(iconPath, iconPath.Capacity, out iconIndex);
            }
            else
            {
               linkA.GetIconLocation(iconPath, iconPath.Capacity, out iconIndex);
            }
            if(iconIndex > 0) {
               iconPath.AppendFormat(",{0}",iconIndex);
            }
            return iconPath.ToString();
         }
         set
         {
            StringBuilder iconPath = new StringBuilder(260, 260);
            String iconLocation = String.Empty;
            int iconIndex = 0;

            String[] oldPath = Regex.Split(value, ",(?=\\d+$)");
            if(oldPath.Length > 1) {
               iconLocation = oldPath[0];
               iconIndex = Int32.Parse(oldPath[1]);
            } else {
               iconLocation = value;
            }
            
            if(iconIndex == 0) {
               if (linkA == null)
               {
                  linkW.GetIconLocation(iconPath, iconPath.Capacity, out iconIndex);
               }
               else
               {
                  linkA.GetIconLocation(iconPath, iconPath.Capacity, out iconIndex);
               }
               if(!iconLocation.Equals(iconPath.ToString(), StringComparison.InvariantCulture)) {
                  iconIndex = 0;
               }
            }
            
            if (linkA == null)
            {
               linkW.SetIconLocation(iconLocation, iconIndex);
            }
            else
            {
               linkA.SetIconLocation(iconLocation, iconIndex);
            }
         }
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Gets the index of this icon within the icon path's resources
      /// </summary>
      public int IconIndex
      {
         get
         {
            StringBuilder iconPath = new StringBuilder(260, 260);
            int iconIndex = 0;
            if (linkA == null)
            {
               linkW.GetIconLocation(iconPath, iconPath.Capacity, out
                iconIndex);
            }
            else
            {
               linkA.GetIconLocation(iconPath, iconPath.Capacity, out
                iconIndex);
            }
            return iconIndex;
         }
         set
         {
            StringBuilder iconPath = new StringBuilder(260, 260);
            int iconIndex = 0;
            if (linkA == null)
            {
               linkW.GetIconLocation(iconPath, iconPath.Capacity, out
                iconIndex);
            }
            else
            {
               linkA.GetIconLocation(iconPath, iconPath.Capacity, out
                iconIndex);
            }
            if (linkA == null)
            {
               linkW.SetIconLocation(iconPath.ToString(), value);
            }
            else
            {
               linkA.SetIconLocation(iconPath.ToString(), value);
            }
         }
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Gets/sets the fully qualified path to the link's target
      /// </summary>
      public string Target
      {
         get
         {      
            StringBuilder target = new StringBuilder(260, 260);
            if (linkA == null)
            {
               _WIN32_FIND_DATAW fd = new _WIN32_FIND_DATAW();
               linkW.GetPath(target, target.Capacity, ref fd,
                (uint)EShellLinkGP.SLGP_UNCPRIORITY);
            }
            else
            {
               _WIN32_FIND_DATAA fd = new _WIN32_FIND_DATAA();
               linkA.GetPath(target, target.Capacity, ref fd,
                (uint)EShellLinkGP.SLGP_UNCPRIORITY);
            }
            return target.ToString();
         }
         set
         {
            if (linkA == null)
            {
               linkW.SetPath(value);
            }
            else
            {
               linkA.SetPath(value);
            }
         }
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Gets/sets the Working Directory for the Link
      /// </summary>
      public string WorkingDirectory
      {
         get
         {
            StringBuilder path = new StringBuilder(260, 260);
            if (linkA == null)
            {
               linkW.GetWorkingDirectory(path, path.Capacity);
            }
            else
            {
               linkA.GetWorkingDirectory(path, path.Capacity);
            }
            return path.ToString();
         }
         set
         {
            if (linkA == null)
            {
               linkW.SetWorkingDirectory(value);   
            }
            else
            {
               linkA.SetWorkingDirectory(value);
            }
         }
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Gets/sets the description of the link
      /// </summary>
      public string Description
      {
         get
         {
            StringBuilder description = new StringBuilder(1024, 1024);
            if (linkA == null)
            {
               linkW.GetDescription(description, description.Capacity);
            }
            else
            {
               linkA.GetDescription(description, description.Capacity);
            }
            return description.ToString();
         }
         set
         {
            if (linkA == null)
            {
               linkW.SetDescription(value);
            }
            else
            {
               linkA.SetDescription(value);
            }
         }
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Gets/sets any command line arguments associated with the link
      /// </summary>
      public string Arguments
      {
         get
         {            
            StringBuilder arguments = new StringBuilder(260, 260);
            if (linkA == null)
            {
               linkW.GetArguments(arguments, arguments.Capacity);
            }
            else
            {
               linkA.GetArguments(arguments, arguments.Capacity);
            }
            return arguments.ToString();
         }
         set
         {
            if (linkA == null)
            {
               linkW.SetArguments(value);
            }
            else
            {
               linkA.SetArguments(value);
            }
         }
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Gets/sets the initial display mode when the shortcut is
      /// run
      /// </summary>
      public LinkDisplayMode DisplayMode
      {
         get
         {
            uint cmd = 0;
            if (linkA == null)
            {
               linkW.GetShowCmd(out cmd);
            }
            else
            {
               linkA.GetShowCmd(out cmd);
            }
            return (LinkDisplayMode)cmd;
         }
         set
         {
            if (linkA == null)
            {
               linkW.SetShowCmd((uint)value);
            }
            else
            {
               linkA.SetShowCmd((uint)value);
            }
         }
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Gets/sets the HotKey to start the shortcut (if any)
      /// </summary>
      public Keys HotKey
      {
         get
         {
            short key = 0;
            if (linkA == null)
            {
               linkW.GetHotkey(out key);
            }
            else
            {
               linkA.GetHotkey(out key);
            }
            return (Keys)key;
         }
         set
         {
            if (linkA == null)
            {
               linkW.SetHotkey((short)value);
            }
            else
            {
               linkA.SetHotkey((short)value);
            }
         }
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Saves the shortcut to ShortCutFile.
      /// </summary>
      public void Save()
      {
         Save(shortcutFile);
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Saves the shortcut to the specified file
      /// </summary>
      /// <param name="linkFile">The shortcut file (.lnk)</param>
      public void Save( string linkFile )
      {   
         // Save the object to disk
         if (linkA == null)
         {
            ((IPersistFile)linkW).Save(linkFile, true);
            shortcutFile = linkFile;
         }
         else
         {
            ((IPersistFile)linkA).Save(linkFile, true);
            shortcutFile = linkFile;
         }
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Loads a shortcut from the specified file
      /// </summary>
      /// <param name="linkFile">The shortcut file (.lnk) to load</param>
      public void Open(
         string linkFile         
         )
      {
         Open(linkFile, 
            IntPtr.Zero, 
            (EShellLinkResolveFlags.SLR_ANY_MATCH |
             EShellLinkResolveFlags.SLR_NO_UI),
            1);
      }
      
      /// <summary>
      /// Loads a shortcut from the specified file, and allows flags controlling
      /// the UI behaviour if the shortcut's target isn't found to be set.
      /// </summary>
      /// <param name="linkFile">The shortcut file (.lnk) to load</param>
      /// <param name="hWnd">The window handle of the application's UI, if any</param>
      /// <param name="resolveFlags">Flags controlling resolution behaviour</param>
      public void Open(
         string linkFile, 
         IntPtr hWnd, 
         EShellLinkResolveFlags resolveFlags
         )
      {
         Open(linkFile, 
            hWnd, 
            resolveFlags, 
            1);
      }

      /// <summary>
      /// Loads a shortcut from the specified file, and allows flags controlling
      /// the UI behaviour if the shortcut's target isn't found to be set.  If
      /// no SLR_NO_UI is specified, you can also specify a timeout.
      /// </summary>
      /// <param name="linkFile">The shortcut file (.lnk) to load</param>
      /// <param name="hWnd">The window handle of the application's UI, if any</param>
      /// <param name="resolveFlags">Flags controlling resolution behaviour</param>
      /// <param name="timeOut">Timeout if SLR_NO_UI is specified, in ms.</param>
      public void Open(
         string linkFile,
         IntPtr hWnd, 
         EShellLinkResolveFlags resolveFlags,
         ushort timeOut
         )
      {
         uint flags;

         if ((resolveFlags & EShellLinkResolveFlags.SLR_NO_UI) 
            == EShellLinkResolveFlags.SLR_NO_UI)
         {
            flags = (uint)((int)resolveFlags | (timeOut << 16));
         }
         else
         {
            flags = (uint)resolveFlags;
         }

         if (linkA == null)
         {
            ((IPersistFile)linkW).Load(linkFile, 0); //STGM_DIRECT)
            linkW.Resolve(hWnd, flags);
            this.shortcutFile = linkFile;
         }
         else
         {
            ((IPersistFile)linkA).Load(linkFile, 0); //STGM_DIRECT)
            linkA.Resolve(hWnd, flags);
            this.shortcutFile = linkFile;
         }
      }
      #endregion
   }
   #endregion

}
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