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What is the executable for My Network Places and where is it

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I need to make a short cut and need this location

What is the executable for My Network Places and where is it
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Right click on the XP Desktop -> Display Properties -> Desktop -> Customize Desktop -> Check off the icons you want including My Network Places. ... Thinkpads_User
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Sorry I should have clarified.  I use a program to configure the users desktops when they log on Citrix.  Example the shortcut to My Computer is explorer.exe.  I need the same for My Network places
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Explorer.exe points to and opens Windows Explorer (so also does My Computer). But if you place explorer.exe on the desktop, you get a different icon than the My Computer icon.  I have not seen an alternative for My Network Places. ... Thinkpads_User
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Interesting.  I'll keep searching
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Here you go

http://www.mydigitallife.info/2009/02/07/command-line-switches-to-display-special-objects-or-folders-when-opening-windows-explorer/


right click on desktop>>>>create new shortcut>>>>paste this line %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /N,::{208D2C60-3AEA-1069-A2D7-08002B30309D} >>>>give it a name (My network places)>>>finish
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Worked perfect.  Thanks
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