Thursday 1 September 2011

Removing the “Shortcut to” prefix when creating shortcuts in Windows 7

  1. Open the Registry Editor. Click the Start button, type regedit, and press Enter.
  2. If a User Account Control dialog box appears, click "Yes".
  3. Navigate to the following key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer
  4. On the right hand pane, double-click the value link, changing its value to 00 00 00 00.
  5. Restart the computer (or just explorer if you know how) and no more “Shortcut to” prefixes XD
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If you’re the lazy SOB i know you are i made a registry entry to double click on and it will do it for you XD
Download: - "Shortcut to" Prefix removerDownload

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