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Renaming a UNC in a LNK file

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Hi there,

I need to create a batch file that will do the following.

I need to read the UNC of an LNK file.  If it contains "Elvis", replace the computer name portion of the UNC to an IP address.

LNK file name=Elvis.lnk
UNC Before=\\Server1\share\elvis
UNC After=\\192.168.10.10\share\elvis

Thanks for helping,
Rene
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I use a 3rd party tool for this http://optimumx.com/downloads.html#Shortcut.

I don't know if there's a built-in Windows tool.

shortcut /F:"Elvis.lnk" /A:E /T:\\192.168.10.10\share\elvis

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Do you need to know the existing value before doing the change?
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Good job!!!

Works like a charm :)

Thanks and cheers,
Rene
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