When you uninstall any application or remove documents or files which have shortcuts created, then these becomes invalid shortcuts. Broken Shortcut Fixer is a freeware application will scan all shortcuts and automatically repair and resolve any broken links. You just need to select the drive for which you want to scan and the application lists all the shortcuts which are broken and also fixes its automatically using the Windows link resolve method.
Any shortcuts that cannot be repaired will appear as broken. These broken shortcuts can be deleted or you can investigate them individually by clicking “View Shortcut.”
- Click “Scan Shortcuts” to repair and find broken shortcuts.
- Double-click broken shortcuts to view them in Windows.
- Hover over a broken shortcut to see the broken path.
- “Delete Broken Shortcuts” will send the selected shortcuts to the Recycle Bin.