[HlinkResolveShortcutToString may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions of the operating system or product.]
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Resolves a hyperlink into strings for location and target.
HRESULT HlinkResolveShortcutToString( LPCWSTR pwzShortcutFileName, _Out_ LPWSTR *ppwzTarget, _Out_opt_ LPWSTR *ppwzLocation );
The shortcut file name.
The pointer to the address of the string to help identify the hyperlink target. This string is resolved into a moniker by using MkParseDisplayNameEx.
ppwzLocation [out, optional]
The pointer to the address of the string that represent the location in the hyperlink target for the new hyperlink.
If this function succeeds, it returns S_OK. Otherwise, it returns an HRESULT error code.