Windows 10: can't turn off shortcut text in creator

  1.    27 Jul 2017 #1

    can't turn off shortcut text in creator


    Every time I change
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\LINK to 00 00 00 00, it resets itself back to xx 00 00 00. The xx being the previous value + 1 and "shortcut" continues to appear.
    How do I snatch my destiny away from M$ and stop this BS????????
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  2. Posts : 28,623
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17655
       27 Jul 2017 #2

    Hello ruggb,

    If you like, see if using the .bat file from step 3 in the tutorial below may be able to turn off the shortcut name extension for you.

    Turn On or Off Shortcut Name Extension in Windows 10 Windows 10 Customization Tutorials
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    27 Jul 2017 #3

    OK, thanks, BUT tell me why the bat file worked and a reg file nor direct modify did not?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 28,623
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17655
       27 Jul 2017 #4

    You're most welcome.

    Restarting the explorer process is required after the change to apply it. If that didn't get done, that could be why.

    The .bat file includes restarting explorer.
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  5.    27 Jul 2017 #5

    got it, thx
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  6. Posts : 28,623
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17655
       27 Jul 2017 #6

      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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