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    Question How do I find the program that a Taskbar icon points too?

    I feel silly asking this, but how do I find the program that a taskbar icon points too? I assumed I could just right-click the icon, and I'd see "properties", or some such. I have a program that I use from time to time pinned to the taskbar, but that program isn't under "Program Files (x86). (Or anywhere else, for that matter.)

    This has got to be simple, but it's eluding me.

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    If it's a so-called "portable" application it will not appear anywhere else since it is a self-contained executable. What exactly does the properties say for the target location under shortcut? That should be where it is if installed.
    You can also do a search for the program and then right click on a proper result and open the containing folder or file location if it exists.

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    Quote Originally Posted by artied2 View Post
    how do I find the program that a taskbar icon points too? I assumed I could just right-click the icon, and I'd see "properties", or some such.
    After right-clicking the icon, right-click the program name (just above "Unpin ...") to reach Properties for the program's location (on the General tab).

    Bruce

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    That's the way I do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BruceR View Post
    After right-clicking the icon, right-click the program name (just above "Unpin ...") to reach Properties for the program's location (on the General tab).

    Bruce
    Thanks Bruce. That's what I was looking for. I was just 1-click away.

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