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LNK file extension

You can open file with LNK using special software abopted to do this. In order to open LNK file download one of the software.

How to open LNK file

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File type:
File Shortcut
Developer:
Microsoft
Category:
System files

Windows shortcut or "link" file that serves as a reference to an original file, similar to an alias on the Macintosh platform. This file stores the link target type, location and filename and the application that opens the target file and an optional shortcut key. Link file can be generated by right-clicking a file and choosing "Create Shortcut" feature in Windows. LNK files with links to an application (EXE file) may define attributes for how the application executes. ".lnk" file extension is never displayed for shortcut files in Windows.

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