It's a good habit to use the Shortcut Management Power Shell module every time you change software on multiple computers.
It will ultimately eliminate many help desk calls, keep your users happy and (hopefully) impress your boss with your attention to detail!
The rest of the module is simply the glue that creates the cmdlets.
Windows 10 is set to check for updates automatically unless you disable this feature manually.
Sometimes you need to immediately check for updates in Windows 10.
Traditionally, the solution has been to wait for a help desk call, and then walk the user through the process of removing the old shortcut and creating a new one.
This wastes a lot of time for both the user and the help desk operator and prevents the user from performing their primary responsibilities.
You can also update the shortcut to reflect a new path.
All of this can be accomplished with just a couple of lines in a Power Shell script. I've created a Power Shell module that you can import.About the Author Adam Bertram is an independent consultant, technical writer, trainer and presenter.Adam specializes in consulting and evangelizing all things IT automation mainly focused around Windows Power Shell.So what happens when an application is upgraded or a Web site URL changes?The shortcuts aren't automatically updated to reflect this, which leads to confusion among the users, resulting in an increase in help desk calls.You can change these shortcuts anytime and even create several sets of shortcuts for various purposes.