To put an icon on your computer desktop, right-click on the file or folder for which you want to create an icon, hover over the Send To option in the drop-down menu, and click on Desktop (Create Shortcut). Alternatively,... More » Technology Computers & Hardware Computer Help

Both Windows and Apple computer owners can locate the item they want to create a shortcut for and right-click it to create a desktop icon. These icons are shortcuts for opening different software on the computer. More » Technology Computers & Hardware

To add an icon to your desktop, create a shortcut for it by right-clicking on the file or the program. Alternatively, add the icon directly via the desktop. To add the common icons on the desktop, go to Personalization v... More »

To create a shortcut on the desktop, right-click on the desktop, point to New, click Shortcut, and then click Browse. Select the file or program you want to make a shortcut for, then click Open, click Next, and then sele... More »

To add a new icon to the computer desktop in Windows 8, right-click on an empty space on the desktop, select New, and click Shortcut. Click Browse to locate the file or application in File Explorer, and click the item to... More » Technology Computers & Hardware

To make a PDF file smaller on a Windows PC, right click the file and select the "Send to" option from the menu. Select "Compressed (zipped) folder and then upload the file wherever needed. On a Mac, navigate to the "File... More » Technology Software

To delete desktop icons in Windows 7, go to Desktop, right-click on the specific icon, click Delete, and then click Yes when asked whether you are sure you want to move the selected icon to the Recycle Bin. However, this... More » Technology Software