Computer newbies forum: How do I determine the path and name of a file?

by: grandpaw7 September 15, 2004 4:19 PM PDT

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How do I determine the path and name of a file?

by grandpaw7 - 9/15/04 4:19 PM

For example, my Yankee Clipper program.

It is in my Startup Menu and msconfig shows this:
/c:\PROGRA~1\YCIII\YankClip.exe. Is the path the foregoing up to YankClip.exe, with YankClip.exe being the file name?

If I try to figure out the path by going to Explorer the C drive, I see: "C:\Documents and Settings\grandpaw\Start Menu\Programs\Startup and when I open the Startup folder I see YankClip shortcut. Could that string up to YankClip also be the path?

What is the best way to see the path and file name of a file displayed on the monitor?

Thanks, grandpaw

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