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    Shortcut file options

    Just a curiosity question: I noticed that some of the shortcut (.lnk) files on my Windows 10 system have a /M following the target. Does anyone know the purpose of this?

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    I.H.,

    What is the target? Is it a URL? Is it a phone or tablet? It could for stand for mobile if it is a website. HTH
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    Thanks for replying RetiredGeek. The target is an executable file. It looks like this: "C:\Program Files\zabkat\xplorer2\xplorer2_64.exe" /M

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    The /M startup switch for explorer˛ shortcuts prevents them from opening in minimized mode. Have a look at the list of switches under Optional command line arguments.

    Hope this helps...

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    Thanks Rick. In my searching I had made the mistaken assumption that this was a Windows option, not one specific to explorer2.

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