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A shortcut whose name keeps changing!

  1. #1

    Posts : 308
    64-bit Windows 8

    A shortcut whose name keeps changing!

    I just now noticed something VERY spooky.

    In "C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs" there's a shortcut icon
    that opens the "Control Panel" app on the Desktop (in the "All-Items" view).

    The shortcut itself is called "PC Settings" and looks like the Settings charm, which doesn't do the same thing.
    That's weird enough already, BUT......

    In copying the shortcut to other folders, I found that sometimes (depending on where I copy it to)
    the system gives the copy a different name!
    Here they are, the original and the copy:
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails PCS-1.png   PCS-2.png  

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 328
    Windows 8.1 (x64)

    Nice find. And very weird.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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