How to add desktop shortcuts

How to create shortcuts to the desktop

If you often need to open certain programs or files, you can create shortcuts to them on the desktop so that you can use them more easily. Here’s how to create a shortcut to the desktop:

1. Find the program or file you want to create a shortcut to, such as My Computer or Notepad.

2. Right-click on the program or file and select the “Send to” option.

3. In the pop-up menu, select the “Desktop (Shortcut)” option.

4. After completing the above steps, a new shortcut will appear on your desktop, and you can double-click it to open the program or file at any time.

Alternatively, you can create a shortcut by dragging a program or file directly to the desktop:

1. Open the Start Menu and locate the program or file that you want to create a shortcut for.

2. Drag the mouse cursor to the program or file and hold down the left mouse button.

3. Drag the program or file to the desktop and release the left mouse button.

4. After completing the above steps, a new shortcut will also appear on your desktop, and you can double-click it to open the program or file at any time.

In short, creating a shortcut to your desktop is very easy and can be done in just a few simple steps. I hope this article has been helpful to you.