This topic may sound very basic to some users but this is a very important and useful topic for a new Windows user. Someone asked me about “How to Create a Desktop Shortcut in Windows?” Yes, I helped him and after that, I made my mind of writing a post regarding this topic and make a video tutorial.
Here we are going to discuss two methods by which we can easily create a desktop shortcut in windows 10.
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Method 1: Creating a Shortcut from Desktop
Step 1: Right-click on a blank area on the desktop windows.
Step 2: Hover your mouse towards “New” or click on it and then click on “Shortcut” from the drop-down menu.
Step 3: Browser the item you would like to create a shortcut for and after that, select the item, click on “OK” and “Next“.
Step 4: Name the shortcut and click on “Finish“.
Method 2: Creating a Shortcut from the Desired Location
Step 1: Navigate to the location of the item you would like to create a shortcut for.
Step 2: Select the item and right-click on it.
Step 3: Hover your mouse towards “Send to” and click on “Desktop(create shortcut)” from the drop-down menu.