Create a desktop icon or shortcut | Windows XP, Vista

To create a desktop icon or shortcut, do the following:

  1. Browse to the file on your hard disk for which you want to create a shortcut. The default installation location for many Adobe applications is C:\Program Files\Adobe.
  2. Right-click the file for which you want to create a shortcut.
  3. Select Create Shortcut from the menu.

    Note: Click Yes in the Shortcut dialog box if Windows gives the message "Windows cannot create a shortcut here. Do you want the shortcut to be placed on the desktop instead?"

  4. Drag the shortcut to the desktop or any other folder.
  5. Rename the shortcut.

The Adobe Captivate demonstration illustrates how to create a desktop shortcut. For more information about viewing this demo, see Viewing Adobe Captivate Demos in Knowledgebase Documents (kb403894).


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