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change target greyed out

in windows 2000 I can right click a shortcut and change the target.  In xp I cannot (see attachment).  Does anyone have a suggestion other than keeping a win2k box alive?
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flubbsterCommented:
The easiest way to do this, (at least I think so), is to browse to the file you want a shortcut for, right-click the file, select "send to desktop (shortcut). Done. You can then delete the original if you like.
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PioneermfgAuthor Commented:
Not an option here.  I need to basically copy the shortcut of an existing item and then change the target to the new item.
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subliferCommented:
If this is a AD domain then you may need domain administrative rights.  I can do it fine on my XP machine here.  Perhaps you need admin rights on the target in order to change it in which case you may be able to start with a shortcut to something that you do have right on.
Also, check the security tab and make sure that you're listed.
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PioneermfgAuthor Commented:
I am the administrator, but I will double check to make sure
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PioneermfgAuthor Commented:
I double checked and as the admin I have full rights to the printer and the folder the shortcut is stored in.  Still the "target" is greyed out.
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subliferCommented:
I didn't notice before that this was a shortcut to a printer... you can not change a target to a printer.  I don't know if you are trying to target something other than a printer, but you can change the target for files.

What exactly is your goal?  Perhaps we can find another way to get you there.
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PioneermfgAuthor Commented:
The issue has been resolved. Thanks for everyone's help.
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RobertaGelbCommented:
This issue may be dead but it was great help to me!  Experts Exchange is the best!!!!
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RobertaGelbCommented:
Thanks again!
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