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How to Remove ‘Shortcut to’ prefix on Shortcuts

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This article describes how to remove ‘Shortcut to’ prefix on Shortcut files.
System Registry
How to do this?
1. Open System Registry (Start > Run > Type regedit)
2. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer
3. Create a new BINARY value name ‘link’ and modify the existing value to ‘00 00 00 00‘ to have the Shortcut text disabled.
4. Restart your PC and Create a shortcut.
5. You are done!

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