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How would I create a .lnk file to this path?

shell:::{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}\::{1FA9085F-25A2-489B-85D4-86326EEDCD87}

This should open the 'Manage Wireless Networks' window where you can view your saved networks.

It works fine from the 'Run' dialog, but when entered into a .lnk file, it says

The name 'shell:::{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}::{1FA9085F-25A2-489B-85D4-86326EEDCD87}' specified in the Target box is not valid. Make sure the path and file name are correct.

I know this is possible as I've done it before, however I can't seem to find the webpage which said how (I think it was on http://sevenforums.com somewhere)

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Open the Dialog in Windows Explorer and move the icon to the desktop by holding the left mouse button.

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This generates a proper shortcut which works fine.

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  • Yes, I think this was how I originally did managed to do this (a while ago). – kiri Oct 17 '13 at 4:34
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    and why are you no longer using it? This is much faster as your way and you don't need to know this strings numbers. – magicandre1981 Oct 17 '13 at 4:38
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The .lnk file should point to:

explorer.exe shell:::{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}\::{1FA9085F-25A2-489B-85D4-86326EEDCD87}

I just found this after I asked from here: http://teamwindows8.com/2013/05/ultimate-list-of-shell-locations-in-windows-8/

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