Retrieve Path Info for/Description of Shortcut Targets

Category:
Files and Directories
Type:
Snippets
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Author:
Anonymous

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6

More information:
This a VB project and a small C++ DLL (20kb) to extract the full path to the target of a shortcut. You pass the file path of a shortcut (e.g. c:\windows\sendto\*.lnk) and get back a path to the shortcut target and a description of the target.

Instructions: Click the link below to download the code. Select 'Save' from the IE popup dialog. Once downloaded, open the .zip file from your local drive using WinZip or a comparable program to view the contents.

Download sheltarg.zip