Windows 10: Internet Explorer 11 Desktop Icon

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  1.    21 Aug 2015 #1

    Internet Explorer 11 Desktop Icon


    It is possoible to create a proper IE11 desktop Icon like the one in Windows 7?:
    http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ndows-7-a.html
    Thank you
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  2.    21 Aug 2015 #2

    what I did was type in ie11 into the search bar and right click the result at the top and told it to pin to start. Then you can right click the pinned shortcut and choose open file location. Copy the shortcut to the desktop. Done.

    or right click the result as before but instead choose open file location and copy and paste the shortcut to the desktop.
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  3.    21 Aug 2015 #3

    I was not refering to a shortcut in the desktop. I was asking for the proper Icon, where you can delete your browser history, etc.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       24 Aug 2015 #4

    Jorge Martins said: View Post
    It is possoible to create a proper IE11 desktop Icon like the one in Windows 7?:
    http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ndows-7-a.html
    Thank you
    Hello Jorge, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you like, you can use that same tutorial to create a IE11 desktop icon in Windows 10 as well.
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  5.    25 Aug 2015 #5

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Jorge, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you like, you can use that same tutorial to create a IE11 desktop icon in Windows 10 as well.
    I don't know why, it didn't work! Can you help me please?

    Thank you
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       25 Aug 2015 #6

    Did you use the download in step 3? If so, refresh (F5) your desktop to see if the IE desktop icon appears.
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  7.    25 Aug 2015 #7

    Brink said: View Post
    Did you use the download in step 3? If so, refresh (F5) your desktop to see if the IE desktop icon appears.
    No, I have downloaded the one in step 2, for IE 32 bits in 64 bits OS.
    Should I download the other one?
    I tried in a Windows 10 32 bits notebook.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       25 Aug 2015 #8

    For a 32-bit OS, you would want to use the download in step 1 instead.

    Use step 4 to remove it, and start fresh again.
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  9.    25 Aug 2015 #9

    I will do this, thanks.
    I do also have 2 Windows 10 64 bits machines. In Windows 7 I used IE 32 bits. In Windows 10 should I use 32 or 64 bits?
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       25 Aug 2015 #10

    For 64-bit Windows 10, you would want to use step 3.
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