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Windows 7: Shortcut problem (relative path)

06 May 2014   #1
Finelarme

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Shortcut problem (relative path)

Hi everyone,

Someone know how I could change my shortcut path, regardless of the machine ?

My picture is in C:\Users\Manon\Desktop\perso\1.png. I made some research, I have to change the "Start in" in the properties of the shortcut.

But what I have to write in ?

Thanks for your advices, help. Have a nice day.


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06 May 2014   #2
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

You are not being very clear about what you want to do. I assume you want do something with a picture located in Users\Desktop. Do you want to use this picture for your Desktop or to have as your User picture.
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06 May 2014   #3
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

This might help resolve the issue:
Changing Shortcut Properties (Tips.Net)
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06 May 2014   #4
Finelarme

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Thanks for your answers.

I'll use %userprofile%\Desktop\perso\1.png in "Start in" properties.
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