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Program Selection Tool
The PC Chaperone program selection tool allows programs to be selected in four different ways:
Running Programs
The Running Programs option is used to select programs from the list of currently running programs

Selecting programs using this method is the preferred method since it ensures that the correct program file is used (see the notes under the Desktop and Start Menu options for more details)

To use this method start the desired programs and select them from this list
Desktop
The Desktop option is used to select programs from the Windows desktop icons
Common Problems
1. Icon points to the wrong executable file
Most desktop program icons point to the main program executable file, however there are a few programs that create shortcuts that do not point to the main program executable. For this reason it is advisable to either select the program using the Running Programs option or to confirm that the correct executable has been selected
Notes
1. Missing icons
PC Chaperone doesn't include icons for programs and shortcuts it cannot control, such as the recycle bin or shortcuts for folders
Start Menu
The Start Menu option is used to select programs from the Windows Start menu
Common Problems
1. Icon points to the wrong executable file
Most Start menu program icons point to the main program executable file, however there are a few programs that create shortcuts that do not point to the main program executable. For this reason it is advisable to either select the program using the Running Programs option or to confirm that the correct executable has been selected
Notes
1. Missing icons
PC Chaperone doesn't include icons for programs and shortcuts it cannot control, such as shortcuts for folders
Other...
This option is used to select programs by browsing to their executable file
Notes
1. All executables do not represent programs that can be controlled
PC Chaperone can only control programs with a visible interface. Programs that lack this interface cannot be controlled