Creating a Shortcut in Windows

A shortcut on the desktop can be used to access and run a program from the desktop. To create a shortcut for a program that is in the Start menu, follow these instructions. If you have any questions, call the IT Solution Center at (231) 591-4822.

To Create a Shortcut on the Desktop from the Start Menu:

1. Find the program in the Start Menu that you would like to create a shortcut for.

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2. Left Click on the program and drag it to the Desktop.

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3. Release the left mouse button. Your shortcut is now on the Desktop.

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