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Creating a New Shortcut on the Desktop

Desktop icons those little pictures on your desktop function as shortcuts for opening programs and documents. Placing a shortcut on your desktop is an alternative to launching items from the Start menu.

circleone_icon.jpg Click the Start button to display the Start menu.
circletwo_icon.jpg Click the All Programs button to open the Programs menu.
circlethree_icon.jpg Navigate to the icon for a specific program, and then right-click the icon.
circlefour_icon.jpg From the pop-up menu, select Send to, Desktop (Create Shortcut).
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