A simple, yet efficient, method to create a shortcut on a desktop is to right-click an empty space on the desktop, point the mouse to New, and click Create Shortcut. Click Browse, and choose the shortcut destination.Continue Reading
To initiate the process, right-click on an empty part of the desktop to show multiple desktop functions.
To reveal the option to create a shortcut, hover your mouse on New.
While hovering your mouse on new, click on the option that says Create Shortcut.
Click on Browse, which brings up your computer directory.
Browse your computer directory to find the program or file that you want your shortcut to open.
Click the program or file, then press Open.
Verify that the selected program is the desired destination for your shortcut, then press Next.
Type the desired name for the shortcut. Depending on the operating system, click on either Finish or Next. If the Next option appears, proceed to the next screen to select an icon for the shortcut. Once the desired icon is selected, click on Finish.