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Add Shortcuts to the Desktop

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Shortcuts can help you more easily access programs and documents on your computer.

This How-To Article shows you how to easily create a shortcut on the Desktop to a program or document.

Add Shortcuts to the Desktop

1. Locate the program or document that you would like to create a shortcut to.

2. Right-click the program or shortcut, point to Send To, and select "Desktop (create shortcut)" from the menu that appears.

3. The program or document that you just selected will now have a shortcut to it on the Desktop.

Tip: Why not rename the newly created shortcut to make it more descriptive? Just right-click it and select "Rename" from the menu that appears.

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