Your Location Is Currently In Use Windows 10

  

WhoAmI Command The “whoami” command displays the user you are currently logged in and using in Windows. Hold down the Windows Key, and press “ R ” to bring up the Run window. Type “ CMD “, then press “ Enter ” to open a command prompt. The “whoami” command displays the user you are currently logged in and using in Windows. Hold down the Windows Key, and press “R” to bring up the Run window. Type “CMD“, then press “Enter” to open a command prompt. At the command prompt, type the following then press “Enter“: whoami.

The Location Tracking service in Windows 10, will tell the apps where your location is ad you may or may not want this happening. When any app use the Location settings to identify your location, you will see a round icon in your taskbar. This would mean that your location is currently in use in Windows 10.

Your location is currently in use

If you do not want your Windows 10 device to reveal your loaction, you can disable this service. To do so open Settings > Privacy > Location.

Disable Location Tracking for each user

In the right side, you will have to toggle the Location slider from the On position to the Off position.

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When you do this, the Location Tracking service for your account, will be disabled and apps and services will not be able to request for, your location and location history.

Turn off Location Tracking for entire device

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If you want to totally disable the Location setting, just above this setting, you will see a Change button. Click on it and set the Location for this device as Off.

When you do this, the location for your deviced is set to Off, the Location services will be disabled for all the users.

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Clear Location History

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While there, you may also want to clear Location history on this device, by clicking on the Clear button.

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Choose apps that can use your location

Your Location Is Currently In Use Windows 10

Windows 10 Icon Your Location Is Currently In Use

Below this you can choose apps that can use your location. Here you can control the location settings for each app individually. To do this, both the above settings have to set to On.

Geofencing

Scroll down further and you will see a Geofencing setting. A Geofence is a geographical boundary. Apps will use your location to see if you are crossing this boundary either way. If any of your apps use this feature, you will be offered a setting to turn it On or Off.

Where Is Mail Windows 10

The solution is simple to open the location of a Program in Windows-10 (path, folder)?



1.) .. Open the program file location over the Windows-10 search!
2.) .. Open the program path via Windows-10 Task-Manager!
3.) .. Find the program file location via MS-Explorer!
4.) .. If the File Location is a Shortcut!
5.) .. Open directory of background programs and services!
6.) ► .. All apps folders (open, find, delete)?


See also: ► Autostart folder in Windows 10Programs (x86) Windows 8 / 10?

1.) Open the program file location over the Windows-10 search!

Via Search Symbol or Windows-Logo + Q keyboard shortcut start the Windows 10 search.
Enter in the Search Box for example the text word and do a right click on WordPad, and open the File Location!
(.. see Image-1 Arrow 1 to 4)
Tip: .. If the File Location is an Shortcut!
(Image-1) Open the location via Windows-10 search!

2.) Open the program path via Windows-10 Task-Manager!

While programs running on Windows 10, it is easy to open the program path via Task Manager.
Please use the keyboard-shortcut [CTRL+ Shift + Esc] to start the Windows 10 Task Manager.
In the Task-Manager click More details and select the Tab Processes.
In the List-View Select the program from which they need the file directory and do a Right Click
and select 'Open file location'. (.. see Image-2 Arrow 1 to 5)
(Image-2) Open the location of a Program in Windows-10 via the Task-Manager!

3.) Find the program file location via MS-Explorer!

Please start the Windows 10 File Explorer, for example, you can use the keyboard shortcut Windows + E.
Enter in the search box the name of the program, for example note*.exe do a right click and select 'Open file location'.
(.. see Image-3 Arrow 1 to 4)
Tip: .. If the File Location is a Shortcut!
(Image-1) Find location of a Program in Windows-10 via MS-Explorer!

4.) If the File Location is a Shortcut!

Do a right click on the Windows-10 program shortcut and open the real file location (file path) (.. see Image-4 Arrow 1 & 2)
(Image-4) Open the location of a Program in Windows-10 via Shortcut!

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These solutions to find the location of a program is not only suitable and written as a solution or instruction for Windows 10, even though these screenshots have been made under Windows 10, as you can see above under Windows 10 shot screen photos, you can this example use to locate program folders as a solution without hesitation synonymous apply to older versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems.
It does not matter if it's a program folder on a plain Windows desktop computer, or if you're looking for the Program folder on the tablet, Surface Pro / Go. Yes, even a server administrator on the MS operating system sometimes looking for these folders. It really makes sense to use this simple solution to find the folder of the APP or desktop application, it was tested on different MS OS and successfully verified when locating!


In this short FAQ you will learn, with various examples, how to get out the location or the directory of a particular program, for example, to create a program shortcut. The examples here is tested and created under Windows 10 but it can be also used for MS Windows Server 2019, 2016, .!

5.) Open directory of background programs and services!


1. Key combination [Windows-Shift + Esc] to open the Windows Task Manager!
2. Please click on 'More Details' (.. see Image-2 Point 2)
3. Under the 'Details' tab you can see all programs and background programs
4. Now click (right mouse button) on the corresponding one Program
5. And open the directory of the corresponding program!
Tip: the task manager is usually always started in administrative mode.
(.. see Image-6 Point 1 to 5)
Is so easy!
(Image-6) Open directory of background programs and services!


FAQ 152: Updated on: 22 June 2020 20:31