A shortcut is a shortcut for launching a program or file on a computer.
Unlike the executable file, the shortcut contains only an image (icon), a title and a link to the startup file.
Usually, shortcuts are created for convenience, for example, on the desktop, so that each time you do not look for a folder with a frequently launched program.
In order to create a shortcut anywhere on your PC, for example, on the desktop, right-click on it and select? Create ?, then? Shortcut? From the context menu.
In the appeared window it is required to enter the address, onWhich is the executable file of your program, in other words, you need to know which folder the program was installed to which you want to make quick access by means of a shortcut. Usually programs are installed in the folder "C: / Program Files". For example, the executable file of Internet Explorer is located on the path? C: / Program Files / Internet Explorer / iexplore.exe ?. Executable files usually always have an extension of .exe ?.
You can enter the address either manually or by selectingOption? Browse ??, which opens Windows Explorer for more convenient search of the desired file. After the startup file for the shortcut is found, click? Next ?.
The next step is the name of the label. Enter the desired name, for example, "Game", and click "Done". The shortcut appears on the desktop. Note that the label differs from the current file in that the icon in the bottom left of its icon is an arrow.