How to create a Desktop Shortcut to an Application in the Start Menu
Description: This document will outline the steps to create a shortcut to an application in the Start Menu and place it on the Desktop.
- Click on Start.
- Click on All Programs.
- Scroll through the list of available programs until you find the application that you want to create a shortcut to (in this example, we'll use Microsoft Word Starter 2010).
- Right-click on the program.
- Hover the mouse over Send to and select Desktop (create shortcut).
- Go to the desktop to verify that your shortcut is on the desktop and open the shortcut by double-clicking on the Desktop icon to ensure that the application is opened properly.