Windows CTRL + ALT shortcuts

I'm referring to the custom shortcuts you can create to access programs as seen in the attached screenshot.

Two questions:

1. Is there a way to find the details all the shortcuts you have set up this way?
2. Is there a known reason the shortcuts stop working and require you recreate them?
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it_saigeConnect With a Mentor DeveloperCommented:
You could also use PowerShell for this:
function Get-Shortcut { 
    $obj = New-Object -ComObject WScript.Shell 
    $pathUser = [System.Environment]::GetFolderPath('StartMenu') 
    $pathCommon = $obj.SpecialFolders.Item('AllUsersStartMenu') 
    dir $pathUser, $pathCommon -Filter *.lnk -Recurse | 
    ForEach-Object {  
        $link = $obj.CreateShortcut($_.FullName) 
        $info = @{} 
        $info.Hotkey = $link.Hotkey 
        $info.TargetPath = $link.TargetPath 
        $info.LinkPath = $link.FullName 
        $info.Arguments = $link.Arguments 
        $info.Target = try {Split-Path $info.TargetPath -Leaf } catch { 'n/a'} 
        $info.Link = try { Split-Path $info.LinkPath -Leaf } catch { 'n/a'} 
        $info.WindowStyle = $link.WindowStyle 
        $info.IconLocation = $link.IconLocation 
        New-Object PSObject -Property $info 

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Rossano PraderiConnect With a Mentor IT ConsultantCommented:
QlemoBatchelor and DeveloperCommented:
Above is what I recall. Shortcuts are reliably used only in Start Menu, and there is no direct way to check which shortcuts are in use. You need to parse all Start Menu links for getting a list.
K_DeutschAuthor Commented:
I dropped the code above into a text file and saved it with ps1 extension. when I run the script from powershell

PS C:\> c:\Shortcuts.ps1 (then enter)

I don't get any errors. Another PS C:\> prompt pops up.

What is supposed to actually happen? I guess I was expecting a pop up (or somethign) with the shortcut info.
Try doing this:Capture.JPGYou should then see an output similar to:Capture.JPG-saige-
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