1.    17 Jun 2017 #1

    No 'Open file locaton' on Some Start Tiles


    After the latest update I no longer see the 'Open file location' in the context menu for start screen tile.

    I want to rename some but have been unable to did so.

    Where might I find the shortcut in Explorer so I can rename these tiles???

    James
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  2.    17 Jun 2017 #2
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    Which tiles do not have Open file Location?
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  3.    17 Jun 2017 #3
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    Just open File Explorer, select show hidden items in the "View" tab , and go to these folders:

    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs

    C:\Users\YourUserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
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  4.    17 Jun 2017 #4

    I already checked the Start Menu locations and they're not there.

    These tiles are web sites that I pinned to Start in Edge.
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  5.    17 Jun 2017 #5
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    I tried pinning this page, then using Ultra Search(which searches the MFT(Master File Table)) to find it, and it couldn't
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  6.    17 Jun 2017 #6
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    I have Open file location on the right-click of most Tiles, click More to get it.
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  7.    17 Jun 2017 #7

    Do your have 'Open file location' on web page tiles that you pint to Start?
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  8.    17 Jun 2017 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by Berton View Post
    I have Open file location on the right-click of most Tiles, click More to get it.
    This is what he's talking about:
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  9.    17 Jun 2017 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by JamesJoey View Post
    Do your have 'Open file location' on web page tiles that you pint to Start?
    I can't read what the image says even at a very large view, too blurred.

    Web page URLs are not the same as installed program's executable files or shortcuts to them. I only have to double-click the URLs I save to get the Browser to open to that location. From what I can make out of the posted image, I have to say that I haven't used that new feature of Creator's Update [actually an Upgrade over the previous version]. Looks like it would be handy to put everything back into the Tiles somewhat like Win8.0.
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  10.    17 Jun 2017 #10
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    For a work around, you could create a bookmark(favorite) in IE11, go to C:\Users\UserName\Favorites\Links, and then copy the shortcut that is created,
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    place it in C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs, and give it the name you want.
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    It will then show up in the All Apps column, then right click that and pin it to start. It will open up using your default browser.
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