How to hide/disable a specific app desktop shortcut via the registry?

I have an app which has been deployed to various test devices.

The app installs and works but it also creates a desktop shortcut, in future installs I would like this to install without the shortcut.

Therefore, I would like to use the registry to hide/remove/disable the shortcut.

I have seen posts which state how to hide all apps using:

HideIcons"=dword:00000001

Would adding this key to my app registry work to hide this specific app icon only?

Source: Windows Questions

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