|This SBI command is outdated and will probably not be supported in Spybot-S&D 2.0. As of yet, it is unclear whether an automated conversion path exists. Automated conversion paths may also be less sufficient than a manual upgrade. We recommend that you take a look at File for a possible alternative command.|
Searches the start menus (user and global) for links calling a file of the given filename.
StartmenuItemByLink:[link contents],[(boolean)partial],<advanced file parameters>
This will search the start menu for a link pointing to the file spyware.exe. This example searches for any desktop icon pointing to any spyware.exe. Scanned are both .lnk and .url files.
- Define the link target either complete, or partially, depending on the second parameter. AP PT
- Set partial in the second parameter to 1 if you don’t know the complete filename. Specifying 0 means you'll be allowed to use Algo-Prefixes, the recommended way.
- Use advanced file parameters to make sure the link points to the real malware file you're trying to locate.
You might want to use File instead, using the <$STARTMENU> or <$COMMONSTARTMENU> path templates, combined with the path template <$DESKTOP> and the advanced file parameter target[link], unless you depend on the link to find the actual file (in case it uses totally random names in totally random folders, for example).
- The link or URL file.