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Windows 7: How to copy and paste Full Internet Path to Public Folders & Files

06 Feb 2012   #11

Did you ever find out?

Hey Nick - Did you ever find out how to do this?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by detrychn View Post

I would like to know how I can copy the full internet path to public folders and files in Windows 7.

In Windows XP, I was able to right click a folder or file, select copy path --> copy full internet path, and then paste the result into emails / documents / etc in order to direct work colleagues to files without having to send them as an attachment (using up my limited space in my outlook client).

I'm new to the forums, but would really appreciate any help you can provide!


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06 Feb 2012   #12

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
Shared Folder?

If the folder appears in the "Network" section in "Windows Explorer" (i.e. it has been shared) you can copy the path name from the "Address Bar".
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09 May 2013   #13

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

Pursuant to lehnerus2000, you can also get the UNC path of a file in one of these folders in the "Network" section, such as public, for example, by opening the folder, Shift+Right-Click the file, Click "Copy as path", then paste to see the full UNC pathname of the file.

Unfortunately, I have not found an easier way to do this, certainly not in a Windows Explorer launched from a network drive letter, as was easily done using "Copy Full Path" from the XP pop-up menu.
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