Copy a File Path in Windows 10

Edited by Lukward Thomason, VisiHow, Eng

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    For example, let's open File Explorer
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    We double-click "Local Disk (C:)"
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    We double-click "Program files (x86)"
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    Then, we double-click "UltraISO"
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    Now in this folder, we right-click the "UltraISO.exe" file
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    We won't see for what we are looking.
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    We copy the whole path to the file and not just the file
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    To do that, we simply press and hold the "Shift" key on the keyboard and then right-click the file.
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    In the menu, we will have an option to "Copy as path"
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    This means that the text that is the path of the file plus the file itself (the name of the file) will be copied.
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    To check the buffer, we can simply create a new text document and then paste the buffer there
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    As we can see, "C:\Program Files (x86)\UltraISO\UltraISO.exe" path has been copied. This is useful for creating shortcuts or making notes in the shortcuts.
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I would like to know how to copy the path of a network file?

I know that I can use copy as path, but it preserves relative shortcuts using this method. I would rather have the UNC path. Any notion on how to get this?

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Recent edits by: VisiHow, Lukward Thomason

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