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Windows 7: Batch script to change how applications open from shortcuts

28 Oct 2011   #1
martinlest

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 
Batch script to change how applications open from shortcuts

Hi. I have Googled this without success. Does anyone know of a script (or is able to write one?) which will batch convert a folder (+ subfolders) full of shortcuts so that they all open the application they link to (in the case, Microsoft Flight Simulator) in a maximized, not 'normal' window?

I have over a thousand of these shortcuts and opening each one's properties window and changing 'normal' to 'maximized' is not really an option!

Not really a 'Windows 7' question specifically of course, but maybe someone here will know anyway?

Thanks,

Martin


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28 Oct 2011   #2
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