Powered by Python: How to create Windows Shortcuts

import sys
import win32com.client

def CreateShortcut(WhereSrc, WhereShortcut, ShortcutName):
    """ This function creates a Windows shortcut for a directory or file,
        WhereSrc:      path to a directory or file
        WhereShortcut: path to the shortcut being placed
        ShortcutName:  name of the Shortcut
        Copyright @ Tomgee, 2007
    """

    shell = win32com.client.Dispatch("WScript.Shell")
    shortcut = shell.CreateShortCut(WhereShortcut + "\\" + ShortcutName + ".lnk")
    shortcut.Targetpath = WhereSrc
    shortcut.save()
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