File Extension DESKLINK


File extension: DESKLINK
File type: Desklink Powertoy File

Notes about the DESKLINK file extension:

To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The DESKLINK file type is primarily associated with 'Desklink Powertoy File' by Microsoft Corporation.

Detailed information for file extension DESKLINK:

Primary association: Desklink Powertoy File
Company: Microsoft Corporation

Other applications associated with file type DESKLINK:

  • Windows Explorer (Desktop Controls) by Microsoft CorporationUnder Windows XP normally there will be a Desktop (create shortcut) option in the SendTo menu when you right click on a file. This option creates a shortcut to the file on the desktop. If this SendTo option is missing you can replace it by doing the following: Open Notepad and save a blank (empty) file with the name (no quotes) "Desktop (create shortcut).DeskLink" in the directory (no quotes) "C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\SendTo\". When you do that the option should again appear in the SendTo right click menu.

To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .DESKLINK

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: CLSID\{9E56BE61-C50F-11CF-9A2C-00A0C90A90CE}

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