How to create a Desktop shortcut in Windows

The steps to create a shortcut in Windows is relatively very easy. Here is an example of how to create a google chrome shortcut. As we can see in the screenshot below, we currently do not have a shortcut on the desktop. Let’s create one.

Locate the program location (Google Chrome) as shown in this below.
– Right-click on send to and
– Click on Desktop (create shortcut)

Now, we have the shortcut create on the desktop as shown below.

For how to make a desktop icon (shortcut) available for all users in Windows 7 and 10, see

See the following link on how to change a desktop icon in windows 10


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