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Windows 7: Resolve program for Win 7 X64

11 Feb 2011   #21

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
I had a program called resolve that I could run that would tell me where a command would be executed from. For instance, if I entered

resolve xcopy

It would respond with


This program doesn't work in X64. Anyone know of a replacement?

The Start menu Search can help with this some but not enough.

I did not give up on this idea...I was going to write something to do this, worked on this for about 6 hours one night ... nothing worked correctly. I just thought of something now tried it and it did not work...then I got to thinking why doesn't windows have something built in for that...I search my machine for all EXE files and found where.exe. Works just like the resolve and it is built into Windows. -WS

C:\>where xcopy

C:\>where netsh

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12 Feb 2011   #22

Windows 10 Pro X64

WindowsStar, thank you so much. That is almost what I was looking for

It does the same thing the Everything app does for me but still won't resolve commands built into the cmd.exe (Command Prompt). It's a keeper though. Again, many thanks. I'm going to copy it over as resolve.exe so I'll remember to use it.
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