Try this trick in Windows Vista and Windows XP
In the Reader to Reader articles “Hidden Option, Free Utility Can Be Real Time-Savers If You Copy File Paths Often” (November 2007, InstantDoc ID 95953) and “Another Way to Quickly Copy File Paths” (April 2008, InstantDoc ID 98268), Alex K. Angelopoulos and Toby Ovod- Everett provide several ways to capture file paths. I’d like to offer another easy way to capture file paths in Windows Vista and Windows XP. You simply need to follow these steps:
Voila—you now have a copy of the file’s complete path on the clipboard!
—Michael M. Thommes,
Argonne National Laboratory