How to create a Desktop shortcut in Windows

create Desktop shortcut

When programs are installed on Windows, you have the choice to create a desktop shortcut for the individual programs. However, if you don’t create a desktop shortcut at the time that you install the program, you can install the desktop shortcut later, and you can easily create one with the steps shown below. The steps to create a shortcut in Windows are relatively very easy. Kindly refer to these similar guides: how to create a desktop shortcut in Windows 10 to switch User Accounts – Fast user switching (Session Disconnection Utility), how to make a desktop shortcut available for all users in Windows 7 and 10, and how to get the list of installed programs locally and on a remote computer in Windows.

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.

Windows shortcut

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

desktop icon

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

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