1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 92
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64
       01 Sep 2015 #1

    My Computer Shortcut

    How can I create a shortcut for My Computer (This PC) on desktop in Windows 10?
    Actually there are 2 kind of shortcut for My Computer:

    1. If I just open File Explorer, from left panel I drag and drop This PC to desktop and a shortcut will be created on desktop (This PC - Shortcut). If I right click on that shortcut and choose Properties, "This PC - Shortcut Properties" windows will be opened, which is NOT what I want.

    2. I need This PC shortcut that when I right click on it and choose Properties, "Control Panel\System and Security\System" is shown! And I don't know how to create this one!

    Please advise.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 27
    Windows 10 Pro
       01 Sep 2015 #2

    Is this what your looking for
    Desktop Icons - Add or Remove in Windows 10
    Last edited by Brink; 01 Sep 2015 at 10:40. Reason: updated link for the same here
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 677
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       01 Sep 2015 #3

    Where do you want the shortcut ?

    On the desktop, the start menu or the taskbar ?

    If on the desktop then right click the desktop, choose personalazation, then themes, then Desktop Icon settings.

    I totally forget how I pinned it to the taskbar, but you can easily pin it to the start menu.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 92
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64
       01 Sep 2015 #4

    Thanks, both answers were correct, cheers
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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