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Paper Tape
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I can't create a tile for certain programs (example: SnippingTool.exe)

Hi, when I try to create a tile for SnippingTool, if I try to select it from the SimpleTab search option, I realized that the SnippingTool.exe file is not even listed in the window of possible programs to choose. If I go directly through Windows Explorer to where the programs is: C:\Windows\System32\SnippingTool.exe, right-click "Add a tile in SimpleTab"... it doesn't work... I can do it for other programs but not for that one... is there any particular restriction with any king of exe files?

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Paper Tape
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Re: I can't create a tile for certain programs (example: SnippingTool.exe)

by the way, I'm using SimpleTap 3.0.
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Re: I can't create a tile for certain programs (example: SnippingTool.exe)

This issue is because SimpleTap is a 32-bit application but some applications in the system32 folder are native 64-bit (like SnippingTool).  You can still create a tile though.  Inside SimpleTap, in the wizard to create the new tile, browse to "c:\windows\sysnative" and you should see SnippingTool.exe there.

Paper Tape
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Re: I can't create a tile for certain programs (example: SnippingTool.exe)

Great! I added it. Thank you.