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Windows 7: editing Target in shortcut properties box

20 Jan 2011   #1
OnTheRopes

Windows Prox64
 
 
editing Target in shortcut properties box

I need to edit the target in the properties box of a desktop shortcut.

Trouble is I cannot as it is greyed out.
I am the administrator on the computer. I have read through this Run as Administrator tutorial but it does not seem to help as all its suggestions are greyed out also.

Cheers

Edit: It is not all shortcuts just this one, it is a game mod and I am following the installation instructions but nobody else seems to have had this problem


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20 Jan 2011   #2
mikedl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Hi, OnTheRopes!

Did you download the mod from the Internet? If so, did you "Unblock" it?

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21 Jan 2011   #3
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Try this:

Right-click on the icon in question and click Properties. Click Open File Location. The actual location of the file/program/application referenced by this icon will open, with the relevant file highlighted. Right-click on it and mouse over Send to and then click Desktop (create shortcut). See if you can edit the target on the newly created shortcut.
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