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What is a desktop shortcut?

Here we understand what is a desktop shortcut and how to create it on PC.

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What is a desktop shortcut?
A desktop shortcut, usually represented by an icon, is a small file that points to a program, folder, document, or Internet location. Clicking on a shortcut icon takes you directly to the object to which the shortcut points. 
Shortcut icons contain a small arrow in their lower left corner. Shortcuts are mere pointers. Deleting a shortcut will not delete the item to which the shortcut points.
How to Create a desktop shortcut?
To create a shortcut to an item located on the Start menu:
  1. Click Start. The Start menu will appear.
  2. Locate the item to which you want to create a shortcut. If the item is located on a submenu, go to the submenu.
  3. Click and drag the item to your desktop.
To create a shortcut a shortcut to items visible in Windows Explorer:
  1. Open Windows Explorer.
  2. Locate in Windows Explorer the item to which you want to create a shortcut.
  3. Click the right mouse button. A context menu will appear.
  4. Click Create Shortcut Here.
How to delete a desktop shortcut?
  1. Click the shortcut.
  2. Press the Delete key.
  3. Click Yes.
What is a desktop shortcut
a small icon
small arrow
how to create shortcut icon
how to delete a desktop shortcut
Windows- Desktop Shortcut
Tech writer at NewsandStory