How do I get the target path that an advertised shortcut uses

With Advertised Shortcut's, such as the ms office shortcuts, where the target box is greyed out, how can I get the path that the shortcut is using, without using scripts or powershell, and without using taskmanager (rightclicking the process and clicking properties).  I imagine it's in the registry somewhere, but can't find it.
JohnPaddockAsked:
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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
The question is why you don't want to use a simple script, but to walk a difficult path?
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
This how-to is just derived from what I've seen myself. It might be incomplete or too restrictive.

Open the .lnk file in an editor, e.g. Notepad. Search for a string containing MKKSk, and copy that string (enclosed by whitespace). The string looks like ykG^V5!!!!!!!!!MKKSkPubPrimary>R$nujSWFe?}aLrRp9x@W .
In regedit, go to HKCR and search this string in the values. You'll find the registered file actions, and those contain the path and exe file to call.

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jcimarronCommented:
JohnPaddock--
"Advertised Shortcuts"?  I do not understand.  
I have Outlook 2010 installed on my PC.  The path to outlook.exe is C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14
The path to any shortcut depends on where I put the shortcut.
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JohnPaddockAuthor Commented:
if you look at the properties of your outlook shortcut, does it show you the target path?  (If it does, it's not an advertised shortcut)
you can google 'Advertised shortcuts' to find out more about them
JohnPaddockAuthor Commented:
Thanks Qlemo.  I can't use task manager since the program won't start.  Scripts are fine but this was more a curiosity of where in the registry it is.  Plus the powershell script I was running kept giving errors, so I didn't have a script that worked, but your registry solution worked.  Thank-you
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
The PowerShell script relies on COM, and might fail for the same reason the program does not start. Of course that is a valid reason to ask for manual steps ;-).
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