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Add More Details to Shortcut ToolTip in Windows 10

Add More Details to Shortcut ToolTip in Windows 10

File shortcuts have been in Windows since Windows 95. A shortcut is a link to another file or folder on your hard drive's file system or to some system object. The object that they link to is called the target. Shortcut files have the extension .LNK but it is always hidden. Today, we will see how to make the tooltip (infotip) of the shortcut show more details.

How to Customize Shortcut Tooltips in Windows 10

How to Customize Shortcut Tooltips in Windows 10

File shortcuts have been in Windows since Windows 95. A shortcut is merely a link to another file or folder on your hard drive's file system or to some system object. The object that they link to is called the target. Shortcut files can be placed anywhere - on your Desktop, in the Start menu or pinned to your Taskbar. When you hover over a shortcut with the mouse, a tooltip appears. Today, we will see how to make those tootlips useful and display more details about shortcuts instead of just the shortcut comment.