Win 8.1 REGEDIT Remove shortcut prefix ????

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by tnx, May 4, 2014.

  1. tnx

    tnx MDL Expert

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    Hey up.

    Been messing about testing new installs of Win 8.1 Pro. Time I moved on from Win 7.

    I have a few REG tweaks for Win 7 that work fine on Win 8 and some don't.

    One of which is remove the shortcut prefix when creating a new shortcut.

    Is there a difference between 7 and 8 REG ? This does not work for me on Win 8.1.

    Anybody offer advice on where I am going wrong.


    Plus summet I have not tried and that is DISM for Win 8. Is this the same as for Win 7 ?
     
  2. abbodi1406

    abbodi1406 MDL KB0000001

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    #2 abbodi1406, May 4, 2014
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    Code:
    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer]
    "link"=hex:00,00,00,00
    "-link"=hex:00,00,00,00
    
    i always use both and it's working
     
  3. Helmutcheese

    Helmutcheese MDL Member

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    Frameworks Vista Shortcut Manager v2.0 32bit and 64bit builds, site is dead long ago but you can get from a trusted hosting site, I kept the 64bit build safely Rared up.


    1134489337_ae6dd46358.jpg


    Worked for me since Vista, Change my little arrows or remove them and Shortcut Prefix.

    Can even uninstall it after you set changes and it will still work.
     
  4. tnx

    tnx MDL Expert

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    I remember that....I feel sure I have it on disc somewhere in my collection...

    ;)
     
  5. tnx

    tnx MDL Expert

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    #5 tnx, May 4, 2014
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    Cheers for that....Will test...


    Look at my code...
    There is a gap in the word "CurrentVersion"

    silly me..
     
  6. tnx

    tnx MDL Expert

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    #6 tnx, May 4, 2014
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    Just tested it, perfect...

    Cheers..:smile3: