Windows 10: .exe file for Calendar App

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
  1.    20 Jun 2016 #1

    .exe file for Calendar App


    Hi all,

    So, the title says it all - I need to find the .exe file for the W10 built-in Calendar App. A simple shortcut file won't do, because the Logitech Options software for my mouse (MX Master) won't allow to configure a mouse button to it. Yes, I did try.

    An alternative would be to convert the shortcut that I have created from the hidden Applications folder into an .exe or .bat file, but I didn't really manage to find a working solution on the web.

    Any help will be appreciated.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    20 Jun 2016 #2

    Here's what I discovered for the location..

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Capture.PNG 
Views:	15 
Size:	33.9 KB 
ID:	85964
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    20 Jun 2016 #3
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    20 Jun 2016 #4

    I should have pointed out in my reply that I don't think you can run the Calendar App as a stand alone. It has to run within the App framework.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    20 Jun 2016 #5

    Yeah, that's what I thought... So I guess the .exe/.bat solution seems to be the only one. Only I still don't know how to do it.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    20 Jun 2016 #6

    Ekhangel said: View Post
    Yeah, that's what I thought... So I guess the .exe/.bat solution seems to be the only one. Only I still don't know how to do it.
    Someone else may have a way but I doubt the exe/bat will work since you can't use the calendar outside of the App platform.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  7.    20 Jun 2016 #7

    Is this any help
    Create the shortcut for calendar where you want it to be (in this example i used the desktop)
    Create a .bat file, named whatever you want and place it in the same folder as the shortcut (desktop again for me)
    If I now run cal.bat it opens the Calendar App

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	calbatfile.JPG 
Views:	14 
Size:	22.1 KB 
ID:	85973
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  8.    20 Jun 2016 #8

    Yes, exactly what I've been looking for! Didn't know it was so easy. Thanks a lot.

    Now, is there a way to make this cmd window stop popping up for a split of a second every time I execute the .bat?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  9.    20 Jun 2016 #9

    The only ways i can see is using a vbs file, which then gets rid of the .exe or bat extension

    or if you run it from a command prompt

    start /b cal.bat

    but then automating this would create another batch file so would be back to square one

    will do some more looking
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  10.    20 Jun 2016 #10

    The easiest solution i could find, which stops it showing on the desktop, but makes it appear on the taskbar for a fraction of a second is

    create a shortcut to the bat file, in the properties for the new shortcut tell it to run minimised, i dont notice this as much and unless looking at the taskbar dont see it appear
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Related Threads
If I enter an appointment on the native calendar app it is not pushing these appointments to other devices or even the browser outlook.com calendar view. Should it be doing so? It works the other way around. So if I enter an appointment on my phone...
The Basics Using Windows 10 Calendar (Outlook) as my primary calendar. The calendar contains two accounts, my Microsoft Live Account and my Gmail Account. In the left panel, I have the Gmail Calendar checked the Outlook calendar is unchecked....
I'm trying to help a friend who has just installed Office 2016 on her computer, which was recently upgraded from Win7 to Win10. She's been using Outlook.com and has accumulated a fair amount of email, contacts and calendar appointments. I've...
Hi, I have a GMX e-mail address which I added as an "other" account in the Mail app. However, I also have a Google Calendar connected to this account. As an "other" account, I cannot see my Google calendar in the calendar app. If I add the...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 15:36.
Find Us