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How To Create A Desktop Shortcut In Windows Vista

A Shortcut is a small file that allows you to put an icon for an application in a directory other than the one containing the application. You can create shortcuts for any file, folder or drive you frequently access and place them on the desktop. Therefore, this technical brief will show you how to create desktop shortcuts.


To Create A Desktop Shortcut In Windows Vista

  1. Right-click on the desired file or folder.
  2. Then click on Send to.
  3. Now click on Desktop (create shortcut).
  4. Windows Vista will automatically create the shortcut on the desktop.
  5. You can also left-click and drag the desired item to the desktop to create a shortcut.

Note: If you cannot see your desktop, minimize any open windows to make your desktop visible.


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