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Organizing a lot of shortcuts on the desktop for quick access, transmissions

I'm in transmission business and have to have fast access to a lot of places on the network, over 100. So I setup folders with related shortcuts on the desktop and setup explorer to 'open each folder ...
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1answer
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How to create aliases in windows [duplicate]

In Linux I can do this : ln -s /tmp/mydocs /home/user/docs/ it will create alias to /home/user/docs/ and I can access to docs with cd /tmp/mydocs/ In windows : I have this directory ...
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How to create a directory symbol like ~ for HOME?

I've got a directory path for which I want to create a shortcut, like ~ for a users home directory. I've tried the ENV variables, and I could match $<something> for a path, but I dont want ...
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How to avoid writing full filenames

I was wondering whether there is a way in the linux shell to type the first unique part of a filename or dirname and then add "~" or "..." and avoid writing the entire filename. For example if I ...
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1answer
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Windows: How to make shortcuts act like folders in explorer?

Currently, I have two folders on my desktop, Real Folder 1 and Real Folder 2. I also have a shortcut to "Real Folder 3" on desktop.When I launch a program, the following browsing window comes up: ...
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Folders turned into shortcuts

I'm running Windows 7. On the desktop I have a folder called Work, in it are about a dozen folders with a bunch of files + 2 Excel spreadsheets. This morning when I looked into it, I could see only ...
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1answer
535 views

Creating folder shortcuts in the Windows 7 taskbar

Say I have multiple locations that I'm working with fairly regularly, and want access to them quickly - 1-2 clicks or key strokes. Is it possible to do something like pin an explorer shortcut to the ...
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2answers
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Start menu management in Windows 7

1) I still have folders for programs I have uninstalled, and inside are links to files that aren't there ay more. How do I get rid of them? 2) How to make the menu open in the "all programs" mode so ...
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2answers
196 views

navigating to a folder shortcut

I have a windows shortcut to a folder, and want to be able to navigate to it in command prompt. Is there a way?
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1answer
133 views

Tool to store shortcuts to custom commonly used folders

i need a cool utility to store shortcuts to most commonly used folders (directories) i'm a developer and work in many different projects.. too many to put them into start bar, or slickrun.. need a ...
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3answers
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What applications do people use for windows folder management? How do you switch between folders in applications?

I'm always switching between client's folders in different applications like photoshop, sql manager, explorer etc. It's so slow to go between them, navigate to the folder and it's still too slow to ...
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Control Panel shortcut folder in Windows 7

I'm running Windows 7 build 7600. Every time I try to make a shortcut folder for Control Panel it comes up empty. The path I'm using is: ::{26EE0668-A00A-44D7-9371-BEB064C98683}\0 Is there an ...
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4answers
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How to copy files pointed to (not the shortcut files themselves)

I have a folder containing shortcuts that point to files that are located in various directories and drives. I would like to copy the files pointed to (NOT the shortcut files themselves) to a single ...
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1answer
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My Documents type folder

I want to create a folder that mounts to some other place just like default My Documents. It has a different target tab in properties. I can't create a folder with that tab. I need it because ...
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Can I create a shortcut to a Windows directory?

I would like a quick command line-based way to get to a directory I use all the time. Is there a way to create some kind of alias in Windows so that I can type, for example, VS08P at a command prompt ...