Windows 10: Windows 10 Desktop Shortcuts

Discus and support Windows 10 Desktop Shortcuts in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; Good afternoon, A site specific shortcut is a unique shortcut for a website that is created when you click on Create shortcut in IE 11. I have... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by Surfertm, Jun 8, 2019.

  1. Surfertm Win User

    Windows 10 Desktop Shortcuts


    Good afternoon,


    A site specific shortcut is a unique shortcut for a website that is created when you click on Create shortcut in IE 11.


    I have Windows 10. When I changed my Default Browser from IE11 to Edge some of my Desktop Shortcuts changed from site specific shortcuts to globes. I changed my Default Browser back to IE11.


    Presently I can't change some of the Desktop Shortcuts from globes back to site specific shortcuts.


    If I change my Default Browser to Edge I want my Desktop Shortcuts to be site specific and not all look like globes or the same.


    Thank you for your time and consideration.

    :)
     
    Surfertm, Jun 8, 2019
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  2. Frick Win User

    Windows 10 commands/shortcuts/env. var.

    Keyboard shortcuts to open programs:

    Create a shortcut on the desktop to whatever program you want. Right click -> Properties and fill in the field there. Sadly the shortcut needs to remain on the desktop, but you can hide it.

    Fun fact: If you had keyboard shortcuts for programs pinned to your Windows 7 start menu, those shortcuts still work when you update to Windows 10.
     
    Frick, Jun 8, 2019
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  3. Rule-R Win User
    Desktop shortcuts disappearing

    One of the computers i maintain has a few of the desktop shortcuts disappearing now and then. It runs windows 7, and has a shitload of shortcuts on the desktop.

    Any idea what might cause this?
     
    Rule-R, Jun 8, 2019
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  4. Windows 10 Desktop Shortcuts

    Desktop Shortcut Icons

    Hi Mik-Dav,

    The desktop shortcut created for a specific website should bear the website's actual logo. With what you've experienced, there could be something wrong with how the shortcut was created.

    If you've created the shortcut by selecting Create shortcut, then we suggest that you try the other way, that is by dragging the website icon that appears in the address bar to your desktop. Follow these steps:

    • Using Internet Explorer, access a website.
    • Once the website opens, you will see its icon in the address bar.
    • Click and drag the icon on your desktop.

    The website shortcut bearing its actual logo should now be saved on your desktop.

    Let us know if you need further help.

    Regards.
     
    Vanessa Yar, Jun 8, 2019
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