Windows 10: Navigating to Desk Top Shortcuts in Windows 11

Discus and support Navigating to Desk Top Shortcuts in Windows 11 in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; I have set up Windows 11 with 2 hard drives and a SSD. Have loaded documents, pictures, music etc on one of the hard drives. I have created a shortcut... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by don64, May 18, 2022.

  1. don64 Win User

    Navigating to Desk Top Shortcuts in Windows 11


    I have set up Windows 11 with 2 hard drives and a SSD. Have loaded documents, pictures, music etc on one of the hard drives. I have created a shortcut to these folders on the desk top - Have labelled them My Documents, My Pictures, My Videos etc Not using the default library as I lose control of locations and makes it hard when I am backing up hard drives.Now when I am saving a file, I click on DESK TOP see image 1 and the shortcuts on the desktop are not displayed - I have to select - THIS PC - THE DRIVE - THE FOLDER - Is there some way to make the desk top as I see it appear when I selec

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    don64, May 18, 2022
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  2. How to pin app shortcut to desk top?

    Hi,

    Thank you for contacting Microsoft Community.

    I suggest you to follow below steps to change pin the apps on the desktop screen and check if it helps.

    Step 1: I suggest you to perform the below steps to add the apps on desktop.

    • Click on the “Start button” and locate the App that you want to pin to Desktop.
    • Right click on the “App” and click on “More options”.
    • Then click on “Open File location” and right click on the app, click on “Send to” option.
    • Then select “Desktop (Create shortcut)”.
    • Go to “Desktop” and check whether the app is located or not.

    Or Step 2: To add shortcuts to the desktop

    • Press and hold or right-click the desktop, tap or click New, and then tap or click Shortcut.
    • Enter the location of the item or tap or click Browse to find the item in File Explorer.

    Hope this information is helpful and do let us know if you need further assistance. We will be glad to assist.
     
    Karthicka_R, May 18, 2022
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  3. gwalks Win User
    How to pin app shortcut to desk top?

    I want to pin a shortcut for certain apps to my desk top, but it only allows me to pin it to my Windows 10 start menu, or to the task bar. How can I pin it to the desk top?
     
    gwalks, May 18, 2022
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  4. Navigating to Desk Top Shortcuts in Windows 11

    Slartybart, May 18, 2022
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