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How to change a Windows shortcut's "Target" and "Start in" via script from C:\Program Files (x86)\ to Program Files\

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We have user that have roaming shortcuts both Chrome and Office apps. They toggle between systems that have apps installed as (x86) or native 64-bit.  This causes issue with the shortcuts.
Many are Chrome apps (using --app=https://.. in the Target)

-How do I programmatically change the "Target" and "Start in" to just replace the ..(x86)\ or add it back without affecting the rest of the path.

- Is it possible that a script can get an inventory of the one that are ..(x86) and the one that aren't from a given path?
   -Possible to do it by using if Exist statements( for example if exist "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\   Replace shortcut with

Open to other suggestions. 

Adam Leinss
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