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OK, Just open the start menu and go to the programs and press
shifgt plus F10 and then arrow to send to then arrow to send to
desktop. This will place a shortcut on the desktop without messing
around in files. If as sometimes happens in wildows 10 you dont
get the option to send to then you will have to click open
location then at that point copy and paste the shortcut to the
On 9/28/2020 7:42 PM, Tom Behler wrote:
Unfortunately, that did not work for me.
In other words, I got the same results;
the shortcut shows up on the desktop, but nothing happens when
I highlight it and press enter on it.
If you or any others have more suggestions,
I’ll give them a try.
You are creating a shortcut to a
Follow your steps through number 3.
Copy the shortcut, CTRL-C.
Focus on the Desktop, WINDOWS KEY-D.
Paste the shortcut, CTRL-V.
That should fix your issue.
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On Mon, Sep
28, 2020 at 7:28 PM -0700, "Tom Behler" <tombehler@...> wrote:
I’m trying to put a shortcut on the
desktop for a new program I’ve just installed onto my
Windows 10 PC, but can’t get the shortcut to work. The
shortcut appears on the desktop, but when I hit enter on
it, nothing happens.
What am I missing?
Here are the instructions I used to
create the desktop shortcut:
the windows key and search for the program.
you find the program, do not press enter, press the
context key or shift F10.
enter on the open fie location option. The cursor is
in the location of the executable file.
the context key or shift F10 again on the file.
to the send to submenu. Shortcut N.
the desktop create shortcut from this submenu, short
the desktop for the new shortcut.
Thanks for any help.