Add Shortcuts to Windows 10 Desktop

You can add shortcuts to executable files to your desktop in Windows 10 for easier access

Prerequisites: N/A

Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus

Estimated Time: 5 minutes

Expected Outcome: You will have a shortcut to an executable on your desktop

Tools Required: A PC running Windows 10

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Steps to Perform 

  1. Right-click on the desktop, go to New and click Shortcut
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    1. Click on Browse, locate the executable file you want to create a shortcut for and click Next
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    2. Create a name for your shortcut and click FinishAnnotation 2021-08-23 143955
      You should now have a shortcut on your desktop