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Deleting shortcuts from Game Explorer?

  1. #1

    Posts : 9
    Windows 8

    Deleting shortcuts from Game Explorer?

    I have a game shortcut that I want to remove from the Games Explorer (and by extension, the Start Menu).

    However, I can't locate it in C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs.

    What's the filepath to the Games explorer? (it can be accessed via Run and typing shell:games).

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  2. #2

    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Gata,

    shell:games would only open the same Games explorer folder, but you will not be able to delete a shortcut from it.

    The tutorial below can help show you how to delete a game's shortcut from the Games explorer folder.

    Games Explorer Folder - Delete a Game - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Hope this helps,
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