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Windows 7: Shortcut to Favorites with full breadcrumb trail

29 Oct 2013   #11
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

It's the same folder. Only difference is that Windows automatically shortened what shows in the bread crumbs path when using a shortcut versus navigating to it.

I'm not sure what else you can do other that click on the arrows in the bread crumb path to see the rest, or click on an empty area in the address bar of explorer to see the full path.


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29 Oct 2013   #12
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Do it the way I described.

Open Computer
Navigate to C:\Users\youruserid
Right click (and hold, don't release) on Favorites
Drag to your Desktop and release
Select Create shortcut here

You will have a shortcut to Favorites withe the full path name.

Right click and chose Sendto does not work, it creates the truncated name.
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30 Oct 2013   #13
dianedebuda

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Ztruker, thank you so much for being so patient & repeating & repeating. The detailed instructions finally penetrated my thick skull and it works.
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30 Oct 2013   #14
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Great, glad that works for you.
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