Windows 10: Can't name shortcut Solved

  1.    2 Weeks Ago #1

    Can't name shortcut


    I’m new to W10. I’ve created a “God mode / Uber” control panel shortcut in W10 by creating a new folder on the (display) desktop and then naming it “Uber Panel.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}”. Doing this does indeed result in a shortcut with a control-panel-like icon that when clicked on launches a seemingly more robust control panel than the one most commonly seen. Trouble is, once created, this Uber Panel shortcut sporting a control-panel-like icon not only shows no name beneath it, but won’t accept a name either.W7 has in past allowed me to create such a shortcut and allowed me to name it whatever I wished. Why am I having trouble with this in W10?
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  2. Posts : 28,480
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17643
       2 Weeks Ago #2

    Hello Dense, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you like, you can use the method in the tutorial below to create a "Control Panel All Tasks" (same thing) shortcut with any name you want for it.

    Create Control Panel All Tasks Shortcut in Windows 10 Windows 10 Tutorials
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  3.    2 Weeks Ago #3

    Danke


    Thanks to Brink for helping with my "All Tasks" shortcut creation problem.
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  4. Posts : 28,480
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17643
       2 Weeks Ago #4

    You're most welcome.
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