Closed Bug 259357 Opened 15 years ago Closed 15 years ago
after choosing not to install any icons in the installer, mozilla makes an empty folder in your start menu anyway
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040913 Firefox/0.10 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040913 Firefox/0.10 after choosing not to install any icons in the installer, mozilla makes an empty folder in your start menu anyway. annoying, has done this for the last few versions now. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. run mozilla installer 2. on the icons page deselect all 3 checkboxes 3. complete the installation Actual Results: ff makes an empty folder in start menu/programs Expected Results: it shouldn't do this. why does it create a folder at all? icons should be directly in startmenu/programs - not in a subfolder. all MS and adobe apps do this and its far more sensible than cluttering everything up. having a folder for just one icon is insane and just lengthens the time taken to load it. also hides the pretty and recognisable icon until you actually find and open the "mozilla firefox" subfolder in your startmenu. i believe (don't quote me on this) that this is against the original win95 usability guidelines for developers.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 245392 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
QA Contact: bugzilla → installer
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