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Viewing a WORD document or an image (say grape.jpg) on a desktop with XP, what is the best way to determine its <<full path>>? I do so now by using the XP Search facility but that is very slow. I have the feeling that there is a better way.


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Hi batpark :)

The best way to find the location of a file on Windows is to right-click on it and select Properties. From there, the full path to the file (and the filename targetted) will be displayed. If the picture or document is directly on the desktop (not a shortcut), it'll be:

C:\Documents and Settings\$USERNAME\Desktop

If it's a shortcut, it'll give the real location of the file.

Edited by Aura, 26 June 2015 - 09:30 AM.

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