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

Posted on 2009-07-04
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
I need to make a short cut and need this location

What is the executable for My Network Places and where is it
Question by:J.R. Sitman
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by:John Hurst
ID: 24777646
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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by:J.R. Sitman
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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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by:John Hurst
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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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by:J.R. Sitman
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Interesting.  I'll keep searching
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Donald Stewart earned 125 total points
ID: 24777944
Here you go

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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by:J.R. Sitman
ID: 31599793
Worked perfect.  Thanks

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