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Windows 7: how can I stop " - Shortcut" tagging on shortcuts

20 May 2011   #1
Lykho

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
how can I stop " - Shortcut" tagging on shortcuts

title about says it all...
you make a shortcut, and it tags " - Shortcut" after the filetype.
I have no need for that whatsoever, and it's a hassle to have to remove it from scores of files (I don't know of a file renamer program that can batch rename/remove text that comes after a file extension)

can this behavior be stopped?


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20 May 2011   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Lykho,

The tutorial below can help show you how to stop the "Shortcut" name prefix from being added to new shortcuts. Unfortunately, it only applies to new ones, and not for already existing shortcuts.

Shortcut Extension - Remove or Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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20 May 2011   #3
Lykho

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Lykho,

The tutorial below can help show you how to stop the "Shortcut" name prefix from being added to new shortcuts. Unfortunately, it only applies to new ones, and not for already existing shortcuts.

Shortcut Extension - Remove or Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn
thanks
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20 May 2011   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome.
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21 May 2011   #5
Zoloft

Win7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Shawn, you are a god, I love this tip too, thanks!
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