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Erkie

How does one access the properties of a .lnk

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Here is what I am up against. On servers I just built, I need to

right click on a program's shortcuts, (there are two of them)

click on properties,

click on the compatibility tab, select run this program as Administrator

click on apply

click on ok

I can not for the life of me figure out how to call the "properties" of a .lnk file. I have tried Shellexecute, I have fiddled with filegetshortcut. Hell I have even tried to find in the registry where this is set for these programs. I think I am down a rat hole and am missing something obvious. Any ideas? I have looked in the forums and can't find anything on this... Leading me to believe I am having a low caffeine moment.

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

Try function FileGetShortcut to retrieve details about a shortcut. Just noticed that FileGetShortcut doesn't provide the information you require.

Maybe this helps.

Edited by water

My UDFs and Tutorials:

Spoiler

UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2017-04-18 - Version 1.4.8.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2017-02-27 - Version 1.3.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2015-04-01 - Version 0.4.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
PowerPoint (2015-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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