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Creating shortcut for a Website on the desktop

Question: Creating shortcut for a Website on the desktop

Hi all,

I would like to have websites' shortcuts on my desktop for ease in surfing to websites which I frequent by using the steps below:

1. Right-clicked on a blank area in the currently visible web page

2. Clicked Create Shortcut on popup menu

3. Click OK to place the shortcut on your desktop

A link to this page was then created on my desktop. Through this shortcut I was supposed to be able to go to that particular web page by double clicking it.

However, it was not to be cos an error message appeared:

"This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the Folder Options control panel."

Question: How do I create an file association?

Any help most welcome.

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Preferred Solution: Creating shortcut for a Website on the desktop

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Answer: Creating shortcut for a Website on the desktop

try right-clicking on a blank space on your desktop,

then creating a shortcut

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When using any version of IE Explorer, when viewing a webpage and want to create a desktop shortcut to that webpage I would simply right click just about anywhere on the webpage and select Create Desktop Shortcut from the drop-down Menu and Presto a new icon shortcut would appear on the desktop.

However, when using MS- Edge, when I Right Click on any webpage all I get is a small drop down-down menu with no selection to create a Desktop Shortcut. Please don't tell me that MS has removed this feature in Edge and I am just missing something or there is a flaw in my system. I have tried every which way to create a Desktop Shortcut of something I am viewing when using Edge to no avail.

Answer:Creating Desktop Shortcut To Website When Using MS Edge

I'm with you on this one!
So far the only way I have found is to add the page to a reading list by clicking the Star at top right, selecting Reading List and then Add.
It's not ideal but it's better than nothing.

Another roundabout way is:
While viewing your wepage in Edge,

Click the three dots at top right
Choose Open with Internet Explorer

Now you can create your shortcut as you were used to. The shortcut will open in Edge if that's your default browser.

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i wanna create an icon, when it is clicked it should open a my website

Answer:creating shortcut icon for my website

Right-click an empty area of your desktop, choose 'new' then 'shortcut' - put in the full location/address of your website, click 'next' then name it whatever you want then click 'finish'. You can then copy/paste the shortcut wherever you want."I've always been mad, I know I've been mad, like the most of us..."

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I am using XP3.. Firefox 22 is my default browser. I get the same symnptom is IE8 is my default browser.
If I try to copy a network shortcut from another computer, nothing happens when I click on it
Creating shortcuts for local files works correctly.

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What I'm trying ot do is this. create a shortcut to a webpage from a desktop. It's not for me. personally I would use a bookmark or something like that but this is the task I need to figure out. My stepmom would like a shortcut from her desktop that would take her directly to her log in page for work. can anybody help? thanks, it's very much appreciated.

Answer:creating shortcut of webpage to desktop

Right click on the desktop and select new > shortcut and type in the web address of the web site you would like to have open. Be sure to include the http://

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The program WinsSCP comes with 2 executables: WinSCP.exe and I am trying to create desktop shortcuts for each. I had no trouble creating one for the .exe file but Windows won't create for the .com file.

If I go to its folder, click and drag it to the desktop, and select "Create shortcuts here", nothing happens.

If I go to its folder, right click on the .com file, and select "Create shortcut" it gives me the expected popup "Windows can't create a shortcut here. Do you want the shortcut to be placed on the desktop instead?". I click "Yes" and get another popup saying "Windows could not create the shortcut. Check to see if the disk is full". I have 149GB free so (unless that's an awfully big shortcut) space is not the problem.

Does Windows not allow shortcuts for .com files? I've search but have seen nothing indicating that.

Answer:Trouble creating a desktop shortcut

Hello pokeefe0001,

See if you may be able to create a shortcut of the file by creating a new shortcut using the target location below. Substitute full path with the actual full path of the file's location.

explorer "full path\"

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I'd like to create a shortcut that sorts desktop icons by name in alphabetic order.
Wondering if this is possible. Without a shortcut it takes several clicks though the desktop content menu (right click).

Answer:creating a shortcut to sort desktop icons by name

Several clicks, as you do mean this ? 2 clicks

Never heard of shortcut for this

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When I create/copy a file to my desktop, a 2nd copy shows up...

Location for the files is:

... any tips how to fix this? So only one file appears...?

Answer:Creating one shortcut at desktop, an extra file show up

Drive Z is created during an install. Do a restart (reboot) and it will disappear.

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When I create a short cut for a Word document, why is a second greyed-out icon also created on the desktop?

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Is there any way I can create a shortcut on the desktop that will take me direct to a web site (assuming that I'm already connected to the internet). Ideally, it should open the default browser IE7 if it is not already opened.Sort of like the forum's "click here" but on the desktop.I know I can go through favourites but it would be nice to be able to do it quicker for a few frequently accessed sites.

Answer:Desktop shortcut to website?

Try this,Open the website using IE, then drag the icon from the address bar onto your desktop

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hi all, can someone tell me how do you do the above, I have a online diary, how can i put a icon or whatever on the desktop to save typing in the address each time, i have it in favorites, i have just tried the "create shortcut" from the favorites..but it was on about "active desktop" when i said "yes" but nothing came up..except a panel with nothing in it, i then had to use go-back to get rid of it..thanks

Answer:a shortcut to a website on the desktop ???

Open the page you want. Drag the blue IE icon from the address bar in IE to the desktop and let go. If prompted about Active Desktop say NO.

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Dear all,

I have a problem that seems to keep reccurring with a desktop shortcut to only website. The site is an MLS website. The page loads fine if the address is typed into the address bar in IE6 ( but for some reason when a desktop shortcut is used to open the same website a yellow icon with exclamation mark appears at bottom left of screen and there is no functionality on the page. Moreover the error occured recently after pasting some cookies into the cookie folder.

On clicking the icon the dialogue announces one of two errors: "permission denied" or "my cookie is null or not an object"

Before the actual site is loaded a password dialogue is shown both when accessing via a shortcut or when entering the address in ie6 address bar. The only difference is that there is no error when using ie6 address bar after the password has been accepted. When the shortcut is used however, the error icon appears at bottom left of screen on correct passoword entry.

I have two computers networked via crossover cable. The error only occurs on the host computer. The other computer can launch the site with no problem from the shortcut on the desktop!

I have tried everything from deleting cookies and internet files to removing ie6 (which could not be done..imho possibly due to ICS???)...the computers at our office are also running IE6 and also do not have the shortcut is only the one computer. I installed Java Runtime E... Read more

Answer:Website Cannot Be Launched From Desktop Shortcut

After downloading critical updates from Windows Update, the error resolved itself (I had re-installed XP and had not at the time of writing the topic, gotten round to updating my system from MicroSoft)

This post should serve to provide the extreme importance of enabling Automatic Updates if nothing else, so if you have 'em turned off, do yourself a favor, go turn 'em back on again and you may find your mysteries solve themselves...if not you can pretty much rely on the wizards on this forum to help you out. :-)


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I need to make a shortcut on the desktop, so that a user can open it, and it will open a certain directory on a webserver, which contains excel files. From there the user has to be able to open and edit the excel files, and save them to the server.

There are permissions set, either by the host, or the person that previously set this up. I cannot chmod any files or directories, im assuming due to the host.

I can do this through ftp, but the users are used to doing it via http.

ie ... they use

and then just double click and excel document, add to it, click save, and they are done.

I have a the user and pass for all of this, but im not sure how this works.

When i type the above url, as the person before had it setup, i get access denied, obviously because they are protected important files. No where in the shortcut properties is there any user or pass, or anything like that, and it worked up until today. Now it shows an error that the files or folders have moved or been altered. Well, the structure hasnt changed, so im assuming its something the host changed, or updated, etc...

Anyone know what i need to do? Thanks

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I got a website shortcut but it loads in the current IE window.
Any tips?


Answer:I need a desktop shortcut to a website that will open in a new window

There are two ways to do it. The first is to go to Internet Options >advanced and take the check out of "Reuse Windows for Launching Shortcuts"
The other is to create a new shortcut to internet explorer which opens the address. Here's an example. This opens This Forum in IE.

Here's an example: (everything is on one line)

"E:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE"

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rca cambio w101 v2 w10, explorer
asked about stuff before, was never sure of things
I have couple of website dsktp shortcuts, but now cant figure out how to do it again. Something could be wrong, I'll be sending it back soon, but meantime.....

Answer:making website desktop shortcut on tablet

Theres three things you can try:

1) Right click on the tab of the site you wish to keep and pin. This way the tab will automatically load each time you use Edge.

2) Favourite the site on to the favourites bar. You can show the bar in Edge's settings

3) Copy the url, then right click on the desktop, select new then choose shortcut. Now paste the url you copied into the box and finish. The icon will change to that of Edge so you will be able to open it in the future.

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How do I create short cuts to/for websites to put on my desktop in Windows 10 using IE?
I know in Chrome on my Win7 machine I can just drag the little icon at the far left of the URL field onto my desktop.

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firefox 3.0.4 acts weird:

each time it is started a desktop shortcut for it gets created within a minute (the shortcut seems to be OK, it does link to firefox.exe at the correct place).

sometimes (not always) clicking on a search result link on google leads to instead of the result's URL.

it shows some "dead" bookmarks which contain no URLS or any other information and cannot be deleted.

Removing/reinstalling firefox and deleting/creating a new firefox profile did not help.

Additional "solved" problem:

Additionally to the above problem I was not able to access my hard discs via "my computer" and got the error message "resycler/" is not a valid win32 operation".

Windows Search did not find those files/folders. "XP-Suche" (german search tool) did: Suspicious autorun.inf files and "resycler/" folders in the harddisks roots which I deleted and now the dics are accessible by "my computer" again.

This did not solve the firefox issue however.

Spybot / Ad-Aware / Avira did report until I removed those files and don't show anything now.

gmer+dds log files below.

Any help would be appreciated!

Cheers, Peter

PS: sorry for the english... I live in Austria and speak mostly german :)

Answer:Firefox 3.0.4. keeps creating desktop shortcut / google search results open

DDS (Version 1.0) - NTFSx86
Run by kop at 11:37:37,56 on 23.11.2008
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.49.1031.18.2036.1229 [GMT 1:00]

============== Running Processes ===============

D:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
D:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
F:\Programme\Broadcom Corporation\Broadcom USH Host Components\CV\bin\HostControlService.exe
F:\Programme\Broadcom Corporation\Broadcom USH Host Components\CV\bin\HostStorageService.exe
F:\Programme\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exe
F:\Programme\Dell\Dell ControlPoint\Connection Manager\SMManager.exe
F:\Programme\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avguard.exe
F:\Programme\Intel\ASF Agent\ASFAgent.exe
F:\Programme\Dell\Dell ControlPoint\DCPButtonSvc.exe
F:\Programme\Dell\Dell ControlPoint\System Manager\DCPSysMgrSvc.exe
D:\Programme\Gemeinsame Dateien\Intel\WirelessCommon\RegSrvc.exe
F:\Programme\Wave Systems Corp\Trusted Drive Manager\TdmService.exe
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as the titel declares, is there any patch or something to make Windows 7 shortcuts not rename theirselves to "application.exe - shortcut" but rename theirselves into just "application.exe"? I find it very annoying having to erase " - shortcut" from the name all the time.

Answer:Creating a shortcut without - shortcut written after the original name

Hello fANAT1C,

This will help show you how to.

Shortcut Extension - Remove or Restore

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Currently I have a desktop shortcut to PuttyCyg (a modified version of PuTTY) which I have configured Ctrl+Alt+C as a keyboard shortcut to launch the program. Trouble is, once there is one instance of the program open, when I enter Ctrl+Alt+C again, instead of opening another instance of the program, it brings the window of the currently open instance to the front. This is strange, because when I actually click on the shortcut multiple times, the default behavior is to open multiple instances of the program. How can I change it so that hitting the keyboard shortcut forces new instances to open? Do I have to resort to things like writing a VBScript?

Answer:Launch new instance of program through keyboard shortcut on desktop shortcut

Nobody? =)

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Hi guys n girls,

I have for ever got sick and tired of right click -> open Send to Menu and creating a Desktop Shortcut for a file or app....then needing to go to the Desktop right click the newly made shortcut and then removing the trailing file extension, dash and words shortcut in brackets. If you are like me and you want a solution where you just right click -. Create shortcut and forget and not need to do anymore then look no further.

I have small AutoIT app (compiled script) that does exactly that.

Desktop (create shortcut).au3 SHA1 - 630A9CE23BF669035EEB089C2948BBD8B38BB505
Desktop (create shortcut).exe SHA1 - 829518AD4233E59D686822D960AAC71405D57CCD
Desktop (create shortcut).ico SHA1 - 16239287978841199F8A2FC56AA36EE55F197083

Download Link Desktop (create shortcut).zip

Virustotal readout - God knows why anyone would use any of the virus scanners flagging AutoIT as a virus. This indicates to me that they are merely only searching for header info and not actually decyphering any of the code. That should be alarming to anyone. Anyway here it is, it gets 2 false negatives out of 52.

Now the code so that you can compile it all your self. For the Geeks in other words

#Region ;**** Directives created by AutoIt3Wrapper_GUI ****
#AutoIt3Wrapper_Icon=Desktop (create shortcut).ico
#AutoIt3Wrapper_Outfile=Desktop (create shortcut).exe
#EndRegion ;**** Directives created by AutoI... Read more

Answer:Custom 'Desktop (create shortcut)' Remove .fileextension - Shortcut

I must find this more annoying than most others

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I recently purchased a new Windows 10 laptop, and it has an odd issue which my old Windows 10 machine didn't...

All the icons on the desktop (except the Recycle Bin) are showing shortcut overlays (little blue arrows on the lower-left corner of the icon) - whether the icon is an actual shortcut (just a pointer to a file/folder stored elsewhere) or whether it is a file (stored in the "C:\Users\MY_USER_ACCOUNT\Desktop" folder).

This is really irritating me, since I frequently use the desktop for temporary files (like downloads, etc) and like to clean it up every so often.

I have attempted to "restore" the default shortcut behavior via registry settings (Shortcut Arrow Icon - Change, Remove, or Restore in Windows 10 Windows 10 Customization Tutorials ) but that didn't change the issue I am seeing.

I would like the overlays to display properly - with overlays on actual shortcuts, and no overlays on files/folders located in the "Desktop" folder on disk.

Has anyone else experienced this behavior? Any ideas on how to fix it?

Thanks in advance!

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Hi,I've tried to manage to create a shortcut after mapping the network drive using VBscript. This is my first trial. I was wondering if anyone might be able to help me fix this. Mapping the network drive is working. But when i tried to incorporate the shortcut script into the mapping network drive, that's when it's not working.Here is my code.Option ExplicitDim objNetwork Dim strUser, strPassword, strProfileDim strDriveLetter, strRemotePathDim WshShell      ' Object variableDim strTargetPathDim strWorkingDir' Values of variables set for Drive HstrDriveLetter = "H:" strRemotePath = "\\\netlogon" strUser = "myuser"strPassword = "mypasswd"strProfile = "false"' This section creates a network object. (objNetwork)' Then apply MapNetworkDrive method. Result H: drive' Note, this script features 5 arguments on lines 21/22.Set objNetwork = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Network") ' Section which maps two drives, H: and J:objNetwork.MapNetworkDrive strDriveLetter, strRemotePath, _strProfile, strUser, strPassword ' Create new WshShell object, whose CreateShortcut method we need.Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")Dim MyShortcutDim MyDesktopDim DesktopPathDim TargetPathstrTargetPath = "H:\\\netlogon"strWorkingDir = "My Computer"DesktopPath = WSHShell.SpecialFolders("Desktop")Set MyShortcut = W... Read more

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Question: creating shortcut

How do I eliminate the "do you want to create a shortcut to desktop"  yes or no box that appears after clicking "create desktop shortcut" with a right mouse click?If I didn't want to create the shortcut I wouldn't have selected it in the first place. 

Answer:creating shortcut

Create Desktop Shortcut? Where is this? (or is this Vista?)

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I should know this but have forgotten: I want to have a shortcut on my desktop that when clicked will take me to a particular web site. How do I dat?

Answer:Creating a shortcut from URL

I did answer this in the other thread you asked about this....

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Question: Creating shortcut

I'm trying to create a shortcut in XP that would directly open the "View Wireless Networks" window. The closest I can get is a shortcut to the Wireless network connections window. I then have to click the "View Wireless Networks" button to bring up the child window.

I think I just need to supply an argument in the shortcut, but I have no idea what that would be...

Any idea's would be appreciated!

Answer:Creating shortcut

You should get the option to "View Wireless Networks" when you right-click the wireless icon in the system-tray. Surely that's almost as quick as clicking a shortcut?

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Is there a way I can create a shortcut on the desktop to access "My Favourites" without having to go onto the internet 1st please.Meshuga

Answer:Creating a shortcut.

Assuming you are using XP:Open My Computer - Main drive - Documents & settings - Your name - It will be a folder in there: drag it to the Desktop. Job Done

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I have a shortcut on the desktop. If you double click on it, it runs the target program just fine.
Under 'properties' I have tried assigning various shortcut keys like Ctrl+Alt+N and none of them work.
I have also deleted and recreated the desktop shortcut with no luck.
This was working a couple of months ago.

Answer:Shortcut keys not working for a desktop shortcut

Does the shortcut key actually show up in the shortcut itself or does the shortcut key not get saved? Try setting the shortcut key, and clicking okay/apply and opening the properties again to see if the key is saving.

It should look like this:

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can anyone tell me how to create a telnet shortcut on my desktop? thanks.

Answer:need help creating a telnet shortcut

right click on desktop to bring up shortcut menu, mouse over New..., click shortcut, in the location box type telnet.exe, click next, name the shortcut, click next.

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I'm trying to create a sleep shortcut in Windows 7, but for some reason the computer always Hybernates instead. I have Hybrid Sleep disabled.

My shortcut path is:

C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState 0,1,0

I've also tried:

C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState m2


C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState

All three commands lead to Hybernation instead of sleep.

Can anyone tell me what am I missing here?


Answer:Creating Sleep Shortcut

UPDATE: I managed to resolve this by using a solution I saw in this forum.

Sleep Shortcut - Create

I just opened cmd as Administrator and ran command:
powercfg -h off

Apparently this disables Hybernation permanently and thus allowing the sleep shortcut to work.

The thing I don't understand is why do you have to run this command even though you already supposedly disabled Hybernation by disabling Hybrid Sleep in power options... ?

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Recently I started using a newsgroup for the first time. Every time I want to check for new posts, I have to open outlook, and go to View>go to>news. It's starting to get annoying. Is there any way for me to create a shortcut on my desktop that will open the news reader? This is on XP pro, BTW...

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Hey guys I want to create a shortcut to my folder with parameters.

When I enter the folder from the shortcut I want to see the files that has username/UNWATCHED ownership.

I can manually select this from the folder's owner tab. But I want direct access from shortcut.

Answer:Creating shortcut with parameters

What folder's owner tab? Sorry but I don't understand. The only Owner tab I know of is off of the Properties menu.

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is there a default windows shortcut key to create a new folder? i know there is a way of setting one up but as its sonething i would be using on different computers all the time it would take to long setting it up when i only want 1 or 2 new folders i have looked on google and other site but havnt yet found out a shortcut key

Answer:it there shortcut key for creating a new folder?

List of the keyboard shortcuts that are available in Windows XP

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Hi, I have used the Quota option in WinXP since I found out that it exists (around 2 years ago), but it is starting to get annoying to change the Quota Options...I want to know if it is posiable to create a shortcut to this feature on the destop... How is this possiable???As normal, thanks in advancePS. Running WinXP Pro with SP2

Answer:Creating a Shortcut to "Quota"

Are you not able to create the desktop icon by locating the file and then Right Click > Send To > Desktop(create shortcut) ?

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I've got a 2000 server with limited hard drive space, but have tons of space on my workstation. I want to put a link in all the users home directories that would route them to my workstation. I know this can be done as I've seen people do it on linux boxes, but not for sure if I can do it with Win2k. Anyone have any ideas?

Answer:creating a shortcut to another computer

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Right click on Desktop > Personalize > Themes > Desktop Icon Settings > Add This PC...

This will make a "This PC" shortcut on desktop, which if you right click on, and choose Properties, will open up "System Details Window" rather than just showing a simple Properties window.

I want to automate the creation of this shortcut by a .reg or a .bat file somehow, anyone can help?
Please note, just .rar or .bat automation.
Thanks in advance

Answer:Automated Shortcut Creating

omidsolo said:


Right click on Desktop > Personalize > Themes > Desktop Icon Settings > Add This PC...

This will make a "This PC" shortcut on desktop, which if you right click on, and choose Properties, will open up "System Details Window" rather than just showing a simple Properties window.

I want to automate the creation of this shortcut by a .reg or a .bat file somehow, anyone can help?
Please note, just .rar or .bat automation.
Thanks in advance

Not sure why you would want to go looking for these files time after time, rather than just using the default settings, but here you go:
(remember to 'Unblock' the zip folder when you download it)


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when starting to get into safe mode it works untill the step where i choose the safemode option (networking, command prompt....) then it is as if the keyboard isnt working at all (connected through wireless keyboard)

Answer:.Trash and Shortcut creating virus


Please follow this topic and attach required reports
Run Farbar in Normal mode.

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I KNOW that "rundll32.exe shell32.dll,SHExitWindowsEx 1" can be used in abatchfile to close WinMe; what line would RESTART rather than CLOSE WinMe ?

Answer:creating a shortcut - script language

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,SHExitWindowsEx flagwhere flag is one, or a combination of, the following numbers:     0 - LOGOFF     1 - SHUTDOWN     2 - REBOOT     4 - FORCE     8 - POWEROFFThese values can be added. Example: reboot = 2 and force = 4 so a forced reboot = 6NOTE: Using the FORCE option can cause programs to lose data.LOGOFF - Shuts down all running processes, then logs the user off.POWEROFF - Shuts down the system and turns off the power. The system must support the power-off feature.REBOOT - Shuts down the system and then restarts the system.SHUTDOWN - Shuts down the system to a point at which it is safe to turn off the power. All file buffers have been flushed to disk, and all    running processes have stopped.FORCE - Forces processes to terminate. When this flag is set, Windows does not query running applications to inform them that Windows is shutting down. This can cause the applications to lose data, therefore, you should only use this flag in an emergency.

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This is a really basic question -- I apologize in advance for my ignorance!

I have set up a Personal VPN on my new Windows 7 laptop to use when I'm on public wi-fi. The thing I don't know how to do is to put a shortcut to the "Connect to a Network" on the desktop so I can more easily access this connection. As it is now, I have to go to the start menu -> control panel -> network and sharing center, and connect from there.

This used to be a breeze in WinXP. Enlighten me!

Thanks much!

Answer:Creating shortcut to Connect to a Network?

Hi Emily,

METHOD 1: Open up your Network Connections folder and drag the VPN connection to the desktop (it will create a short-cut automatically)

METHOD 2: Open up your Network Connections folder and drag the icon in the address bar to the start menu (this pins it), you can then click the icon at any time to open the network connections folder and select your VPN.

What you might also consider is turning on the desktop toolbar (or creating a custom toolbar), so that you can click the taskbar for a menu of items (such as all the items on your desktop) and select the shortcut that you created in Method 1.

Have fun!

PS: All basic questions are more than welcome here. It makes me grin like a child when I learn something basic that I just didn't know before

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I am having trouble creating a URL shortcut icon to my taskbar that will, when clicked, take me right to that website ( I could do this in Windows XP, but I can't seem to figure out how to do it in Windows 7. I read a tutorial here about it, but it didn't work. Please help.

Answer:Creating a URL Shortcut Icon to Taskbar - Please Help Tadaa

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how can i create a shortcut that will take me to search in explore?

ive been trying but i cant figure out the target.

ive tried:

exploer.exe /s
exploer.exe search

and one or two others but non work.

basicly i want to create a shortcut that does the same as the search button on the start menu.


Answer:Solved: creating a search shortcut

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I was wondering if it were possible to create a shortcut to open 2 programs?One program being a game and the other being a screenshot program. The screenshot interface for the game is really bad, and I sometimes forget to open the screenshot program and lose screenshots which I would really have like to have got.Thanks

Answer:Creating a shortcut to open 2 programs?

with a batch file.Use Notepad to create the file the write the file using the following format;"C:\Program Files\Cacheman\Cacheman.exe""C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG6\Avgcc32.exe"If that has appeared correctly on this site,you should have 2 seperate lines, each showing the path to programmes...Save this file with the extension .bat, eg "mygame.bat"You can create a shortcut on your desktop by rightclicking and selectng "new shortcut" then following the prompts.This works for Win 98... apologies if it is different for other flavours of Windows!Regards,Simsy

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Hi Guys. I am running a freeware program called ERUNT. At each days startup it creates a backup of my registry in a folder called ERDNT. This requires that I manually delete older backups. ERUNT gives me the option or creating a command line that will just replace the older backup with the new. How do I create c:\erunt\erunt.exe%systemroots%\erdnt\#date#\noconfirmdelete and place it in startmenu\programs\startupfolder.

Answer:Help--creating a shortcut command line

Put it in a text file with the extension of .BAT or .CMD, make a shortcut to this file and put the shortcut into your startup folder.

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Hi guys,anyone know how i can create a shortcut direct to a web page bypassing the username and password prompts using.win7..(youtube and gmail accounts)..thanks

Answer:[SOLVED] creating a shortcut direct to a web page

What web browser are you using?

Internet Explorer
Chrome etc..

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for example --i can open up my internet explorer. and go on google.i search what i'm looking for ,right click to make it a shortcut and it puts it on my screen.When i go to click on the shortcut icon it starts to open in the center of my screen ,closes tries to reopen up in left hand corner of pc than closes .I have no trouble gettin on the web but shortcuts just wont open

Answer:after creating shortcut icon it wont open

How To Find And Fix Broken Shortcuts In Windows XP Or Vista

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Greetings, everyone. We are researching the ability to create a desktop icon in Windows 2000, that will automatically send a pre-determined Outlook message to a predetermined Outook address. We would like the icon to function as an on-screen panic button that will notify the appropriate indiviuals with specific location data of the workstation. Does anyone know if this is possible withing the confines of Windows 2000, or is programming the likely avenue to travel. Thanks.

Answer:Creating Shortcut for Auto Outlook Message

I knew this looked familiar!!

Take a look at this tip from Talamasca, which is how to create a desktop shortcut to open a mail. The user will still have to actually type in the problem, and click Send, but it's half your battle!
E-mail shortcut


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Hoping someone can help me. Im currently having problems creating a new internet shortcut on windows 7. I have never had this problem before as i already have a number of different shortcuts for my favourite websites on my desktop. But, now when i try to create a shortcut an error comes up simply saying Explorer.exe Cannot create shortcut. The icon appears on my desktop, but when i click ok and cancel, another error box comes up saying "Item not found, could not find this item, This item is no longer located in c:, verify the items location and try again."
I dont know whats suddenly caused it and i have tried a system restore but to no avail.

Answer:Problem creating a new internet shortcut on windows 7

If you think the problem may be with explorer.exe, why not close it and then restart it?

To close and restart Explorer.exe first go into Task Manager, Processes, highlight 'explorer.exe' and click on End Process. (At this point, you may temporarily lose your Desktop.) Then, to restart explorer.exe go back into Task Manager, and in File section, select New Task (Run). Type explorer.exe (or C:\Windows\explorer.exe) in the Run box (it may be there already). Below the command, it should say: This task will be run with Administrator privileges. Click Okay.

If this doesn't solve the problem, you might try pinning the internet shortcut to the Start Menu, and then right-clicking on it and selecting: Send a shortcut to the Desktop. Once the new shortcut is successfully on your Desktop, you can delete the pinned Start Menu shortcut, if you wish.

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If you right click on the desktop, and then click on view, you get a submenu where you can hide or show the icons on the desktop. Is there anyway I can create a shortcut to this option?
Also create a shortcut icon to the "auto hide the taskbar" in the "taskbar and navigation properties"?

people might find these useful.
It is possible to create a shutdown and a sleep short cut on your desktop, which you can pin to your taskbar to make the computer shutdown sleep in Windows 8.
Shutdown = C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe /s /t 0
sleep = C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe Powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState Sleep
%windir%\System32\shutdown.exe /l
restart = %windir%\System32\shutdown.exe /r /t 0

I like this, thought somebody else might .

Answer:Creating shortcut icons to core activities

Hello Tetra,

You could create a shortcut using the commands you have posted above for the shortcut's location.

Shortcut - Create for a File, Folder, Drive, or Program in Windows - Windows 7 Help Forums

See also:

Shut Down Shortcut - Create in Windows 8
Restart Shortcut - Create in Windows 8
Sleep Shortcut - Create - Windows 7 Help Forums

(Option Two) Desktop Icons - Hide or Show - Windows 7 Help Forums

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So the idea is.
i want to have an icon(shortcut) on my start screen that opens a rom file with the emulator with just one click. Is that possible? This way I could have every single game(rom) on the start screen to choose from instead of going to desktop, open the emulator and select(search ) the rom.

Answer:creating shortcut on special file to open with app?

Welcome to Windows EightForums, Motawa.

I think this will work for you. The tutorial does say all files.

"Pin to Start" Files in Windows 8

Just to let you know the terminology > They are called tiles or live tiles on the Start Screen. The term icons still refer to the desktop.

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How can I make it so when I create a shortcut the result will have the little arrow icon, but will not have the added " - Shortcut" at the end of the file name?

Answer:Remove Shortcut Suffix When Creating Shortcuts?

Shortcut Extension - Remove or Restore

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Those who were following my story... Im am writing an database for an company with limited IT staff.

I have created an search engine for their database using Access 2007.

Now... for the problem.

How on the our Blue and Green Planet do you just press Enter and the Search button just click itself?

I assume you sould write an Macro or someting or something in VBA.

My VBA knowlege is a bit rusty... I assume it is based on VB.Net but even with my trained knowlege I cant seem to figure it out in a way that works for me.

Can this be done? Can you Create other shortcut keys?

Please help.

Answer:Creating Shortcut Keys In Access 2007

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Hi all
I am wondering if it is possible to prevent users from creating shortcuts. We have users locked down were they cannot get to the local C: Drive to prevent the machine from getting messed up. But they are creating shortcuts that allow them to browse Active
Directory. "C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe dsquery.dll,OpenQueryWindow" And while I cannot prevent them from reading AD, I want to prevent them from getting to the rundll32.exe file. At this point, they are creating shortcuts to get there. These
users cannot change anything in AD, I am just trying to prevent them from browsing it.
I would block the rundll32.exe file from being executed but with all the software we have, I am not sure what all it would break. Is it possible to prevent running specific rundll32 dll files?
Any advice in this matter would be great.

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my computers every files and folders are creating its multiple shortcut itself. I have tried to delete those shortcut myself but after sometime it starts multiplying itself. My antivirus is also not able to remove those.What should i do?

Answer:alll files and folders are creating shortcut itself

U can use cmd to delete those shortcut virus.Just type ?attrib f:*.* /d /s -h -r -s ? in your cmd and then the computer will itself delete those shortcut virus.If you are not able to delete those by cmd then you can follow the guide below for more methods to remove the shortcuts completely from your system.

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When I try to create a shortcut key in the PROPERTIES box using "CTRL+ALT+S" for WIn 10's STICKY NOTES, it works when I put it on the desktop. However, as soon as I move it to my own folder (with my other shortcuts) the shortcut key no longer works. How come?

Answer:creating WINDOWS 10 shortcut key for the STICKY NOTES app not working

Do you know where the Sticky Notes app is actually located in Win10? I can't find it!

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When I try to create a shortcut key in the PROPERTIES box using "CTRL+ALT+S" for WIn 10's STICKY NOTES, it works when I put it on the desktop. However, as soon as I move it to my own folder (with my other shortcuts) the shortcut key no longer works. How come?

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I find that I'm wanting to change the Microphone level quite often and wonder if I can somehow create a shortcut direct to it, so it's a 1-click thing, straight to the Levels tab.

Currently I have to click about 7 times to get to that tab. Is it possible to create a shortcut to a drilled down level like that? If not, does anyone know if there's a way to find where in the registry the Level number is stored ? Then I can at least create a few preset .reg files that I can click on to set it without even going into that Levels dialog.

Answer:Creating a Shortcut direct to a control panel sub-level window

Hello ddd990,

If you like for now, you could use the shortcut in the tutorial below to open to the "Recording" tab in Sound properties to save a few clicks.

Sound Shortcuts - Create

Hope this helps some,

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I am looking for a way to create a custom "string" of actions that I can assign to a keyboard shortcut. I am aware of certain programs that allow me to set a shortcut key (though I do not completely know how to use them), but is there a possibility to set a string of actions?
I want to make my magnifier tool zoom in to a specific level without having to hit "WIN - +" multiple times to get it there. I usually have it set to %200, but I would like to set a command that, in one keystroke, will make it zoom to %400.
I am aware that I can set the amount of the magnifier tool, but this would be the problem.
If I set its zoom amount to 200%, and I am on %200, it will send me directly to %400 with only one keystroke. However, if I zoom out to return to the standard %100 desktop view, the next time I hit the zoom-in key, I will wind up on %300, not %200. When I try to reach %400, it will become %500 again.

Could somebody help me understand the programs I will need and how to perform this action. I want it to be set so that it could zoom to a fixed %400 on the hit of that key. Not add anything additional, just set it straight to %400, no matter what my zoom size is. Just like how hitting ctrl+0 sets Internet Explorer 11 back to its default zoom.
What do you think, is it something that could be done somehow?

Answer:Help creating a custom shortcut action for specific magnifier levels?

Hi, you could write a simple script in Autohotkey (free)- might be 1 to 3 lines depending on the need for a delay between sending characters. Logically it could be

Line 0: Specify the key combination to launch this script
Line 1: Specify delay between characters
Line 2: Specify the character string to be sent

Small samples from the very extensive help file. There's an active forum and plenty of code examples.

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I have a shortcut to my online bank account but today when I tried to use the shortcut I could only get in so far then it froze,Have tried several times but no joy.I can get in by typing the address into the address bar.I deleted the shortcut and created a new one but the problem still remains,Anyone any ideas

Answer:Shortcut to website not working

If you have your Online Banking website address in your list of Bookmarks then right click and use the Send To Desktop (create shortcut) If that option is not available then right click COPY and PASTE to desktop.
If not already bookmarked then log in to your Bank Account via your webpage and when on the home page bookmark it and then follow procedure to create a desktop shortcut. Once you see it is working then you can delete any previous one that no longer works.

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I'm not hopeful this can be done, but is there a shortcut key(s) to get back to the home page of the current website you're viewing?

Answer:Shortcut key for website homepage

Not that I know of - but many sites have a link to their homepage, such as the one on this PCA site at the top of the column of links.However, someone may know better.

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I downloaded a demo of WormsArmaggedon from team 17 website and it worked for about 2 minutes then everything went black.I exited but when i tried to get back in the shortcut points me to a website thats not even there.I uninstalled and reinstalled everything but the same thing happens?Any idea whats that about?

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Ok so I've decided to creat a website...I already have a small one using a free hosting (yahoo) and domain ( website is want to start building on that. With that in mind, does anyone know of a good (and cheap) host and domain? I'm thinking about using as a host and going through for my domain--total price of this is 65.00 a year...thanks for any advice!

Answer:Creating a website???

Personally, I use

I've had only two problems of thier making - one being a small hack that allowed another user on the server to host files on my domain (nothing major - just annoying and was resolved almost as soon as I told them about it), the other was a DNS error at their end, which was reset within an hour of telling them and was then just a case of waiting for the DNS to propagate.

Both were resolved very quickly using their online ticketing system, and I've found their basic package to be quite generous for the price.

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Can anyone recommend a simple 'idiot-proof' place to start building my website?
I have got the domain name and the site is live. I have heard Wordpress is easy, but after looking at it, I am not sure!
I just want to put a few photos on it and some blogs of everyday life. I would like to have some cartoon characters on it as my child is going to feature on it too (is this flash?).
I do not know html or anything complicated.
Any advice or links would be appreciated.

Answer:Creating a website?

Start with wordpress. Its very simple, yet has lots of customization, you should be very happy with it.

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Question: Creating a Website


I have been considering creating my own website and have a few questions, since I am new to this.

-What is the best way to find a web host for my site (are there any sites that has reviews about the positives and negatives of individual web site hosts) ?

-When it comes to advertising on my website, how do I attract companies to advertise on my website and how can I figure out what to charge (by the click, size of the ad, or by any other means, and how do I decide what to charge compared to other websites in a related field).

- How can I scan my web page for any type of virus / spyware / hackers?

I am very new to this and would appreciate any help from anyone who has their own website or has knowledge in this field. If anyone could give me any suggestions or even a website that has information in detail for creating a website would be much help. Sorry for my English, it is not my first language but I am trying my hardest to learn.

Thank you!!

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Answer:I Need Help Creating A Website

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I am looking into creating a website for my explore scout exp is about nill but i have got dreamweaver (MX 2004) and played about with thatnow this site doesn't need to be any great, but some things are neededas in there needs to be a unit members only area that needs a login to get to so i need to know how do this. This is about the one MUST. other things that would be great are download terms of media i can see a lot of pictures powerpoint presents and video wanting to go on there so i would need to know the best way to do this if any abouts got snysuggest of other programes that i could use that would help with any of this it would be must helpfulthanks I have created the same topic on another websitehere is the link to see what some other people have suggestedclick here

Answer:Creating my first website

click here for a lightweight tutorial about creating user membership facilities. You may prefer to make use of a framework, such as CodeIgniter (which I rate as the best, particularly for newbies). If anyone tells you to use .htaccess, it's best avoided.Regarding file downloads. That's trivial unless you intend to permit user uploads as well. Then it gets serious.

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I have been trying to figure out a way to create a FTP Website. I am wanting to make it so others can access my "Music" folder and listen to what is in there at will. Though, I do not want to grant them access to anything else. Simply listening/downloading my music.

I have had a friend help me who is good at these kinds of things, and he could not figure out why it wasn't working right. I have also tried to find a few websites regarding the subject, but they where either for Windows XP or the wrong version of Vista.

Basically, I am either looking for a website with a step-by-step tutorial of creating a working FTP site, or someone with the knowledge to help me.

If there is anything you need to know about my computer, please ask. I wasn't sure what was all needed information wise to gain your guys help.

Also, if this is in the wrong forum, I am sorry. I wasn't quite sure where to place this.
Thank you very much in advance,

Answer:Creating An FTP Website.

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Afternoon chaps,

A friend and I have just purchased a website and are currently in the process of attemtpting to set it up and create something we're not overly sure how to at the moment. On the face of it our idea is quite simple (without giving too much away for privacy reasons), we intend to take a bunch of videos each day, store them on a computer or somewhere, then somehow users will be able to access and edit these videos through the website. Ok, not entirely simple, but there must be a way it can be done so I thought you guys would be a good place to start.

The complicated bit comes when the videos taken will only remain on the computer for a certain amount of time (eg. 30 days), and all the uploading needs to be done automatically rather than manually. Finding this quite hard to explain without giving anything away! I'll try running you through the process from scatch. Say we take 3 videos every day and each lasts and hour. They're stored on my computer under a dated folder and, for storage reasons, there's only 30 folders (one for each day) so on the 31st day the first folder gets overwritten again and the videos in that folder get replaced (much like CCTV storage). Somehow these videos need to be linked to our website (obstacle 1). It is possible to upload them manually everyday, but we need this process to be automatic. Forget bandwidth and other costs for the moment we're just looking to see if it's at all possible before we go into... Read more

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What are the most important features I need to look at when choosing the hsoting site for a new and first website?

Answer:Creating first website

1. Uptime guarantees2. Control panel facilities - free software, cgi bin files, number of mySQL databases, mailboxes, mail forwarding, mail forwarding, FTP accounts, auto-responders, etc.3. Cost4. Bandwidth limitations on the package

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Hi everyone,A friend of mine has asked my advice on creating his own websites, something I know little about but I said I would try and find him a starting point.He runs a small building company and wants to create a site for that. He is also a musician and wants another site for his band.Can anyone guide us in the right direction please.Ray

Answer:Creating a website?

Making flash objects can be very attractive or give a professional look.

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I am thinking of creating a website as a project for the next year. Does anyone know a good idiots guide to do this with step-by-step instructions maybe even with videos like some sites have. The easiest the better!! Thanks

Answer:Help creating a website

have a look at click here

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I have never done this before so if anyone can help with some simple instructions I would be most grateful.
Do I first type all the info in a word document? If so, then how do I transfer the info into a website?
It is friends who need this and I would like to help them but I don't know how to do it as never done this before.
Do they have to pick a domain name/site to host first?
Any advice gratefully received.

Answer:Creating a website, never done this before

Click here for an answer I gave a short time ago. If you use the search facility, you'll find a lot more.

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I am thinking of creating a website as a project for the next year. Does anyone know a good idiots guide to do this with step-by-step instructions maybe even with videos like some sites have. The easiest the better!!Thanks

Answer:Creating a website

you need in the WebDesign forum - I'll move your thread there now.

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ok, i have a website. i want to start adding cool stuff to it like music clips, pix, etc. but i dont want it available to just anyone. Anyone know how to Password Protect a website?? Any help is appreciated.

Answer:Creating a website. Need Help.

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Could somebody tell me what's the difference between a web document and a shortcut to a website? When you right-click on web links in the start menu to check on properties, you can notice both. When you open the IE, the favorites are all web documents. What's the difference?

Thank you

Answer:Difference between a Web document and a Shortcut (towards a website)

karbo said:

Could somebody tell me what's the difference between a web document and a shortcut to a website? When you right-click on web links in the start menu to check on properties, you can notice both. When you open the IE, the favorites are all web documents. What's the difference?

Thank youClick to expand...

Web files contain the source html code on your computer. Allows you to edit it.

Shortcuts to websites just link you to the website. The shortcut is basically like you entering the web address into an internet browser.

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How do I pin a shortcut to a website to the task bar?

Answer:pinning shortcut to website on taskbar

Hello tjs,

Welcome to Seven Forums. ]

Unfortunately, you cannot pin a shortcut to the taskbar. What you can do is pin your web browser whatever it is to the taskbar and then pin the shortcut to the browsers jump list. The other alternative is to create a new toolbar from a folder that contains the shortcut. Info here if needed: Quick Launch - Enable or Disable

Hope this helps.


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One day when I was doing something or installing something something happens there was an random website shortcut link to an website called first I thought that was nothing I just need to delete then an couple minutes ago the website shortcut pops up on my desktop again so when I see the web shortcut now I delete but I had too much of it so I need you guys help to delete this and never happens again and my Internet I using to search up stuff is google chrome I tried to erase history or other setting it won't work and the website icon pops up an google chrome icon when the is on the desktop please help find a finish to this shortcut thing

Answer:Don't Know If Website Shortcut Problem Happens To You Guys

This is a virus, usually from visiting certain Chinese sites
From the Singapore Hardware Zone, this solution may work

1)delete the IE short cut on ur desktop or whereever

2)go to ur IE installation folder eg:C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer
3)look for the file iexploere.exe or explorer.exe.
4)double click it and IE should open.check if the default link is the one u encounter or not. if not proceed to next step. if still that cn website. uninstall ur IE and u can stop reading now.

5)right click and send to desktop to create new short cut.

if u are using chrome and firefox. reinstall them and delete the short cut on the desktop will solve the problem.

what the software did was to replace ur browser shortcut with their their browser shortcut to fool u that the browser u are using is IE /chrome/firefox

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This is the strangest problem I've encountered.

I am accustomed to right-clicking on an icon, dragging it to a different folder, releasing the right mouse button and choosing either Copy, Move or Create a shortcut.

Beginning a few weeks ago, I lost the ability to do this with website shortcuts (i.e., shortcuts that point to a website.) Here's what happens:

I right-click on a website shortcut, drag it to a different folder, and when the shortcut is in the new folder it vanishes.

I only have this problem with website shortcuts. My default browser is Chrome, so the website shortcuts are created by Chrome.

Does this sound familiar to anyone? How can I regain my ability to drag and drop website shortcuts via right-click?

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This tip is also a way of learning how to create shortcuts. Not only for logoff shortcut. It will be easier if you know the path of the program you are creating shortcut of.
Creating a shortcut to logoff on your desktop is another fast way to logoff on your windows account.
For example: If you were in a middle of doing something personal or private and someone just stepped in unexpectedly, Or you were in a hurry and needed to logoff fast. The logoff shortcut could be useful to you at this kind of situation, But it might not be the fastest way to logoff though!
Note that you can as well press the windows logo key + D to minimize all open windows or press the windows logo key + L to lock the screen or press CTRL + ALT + DEL and chose what you want to do from the options.
Now lets follow this simple steps to create a logoff shortcut on the desktop. Let's assume that your windows local disk drive is (C). First method: Go to Computer>>>Local Disk (C)>>>windows>>>System32 or just use this link "C:\Windows\System32" and then look for a .exe file named "logoff". Right click on it and select "Create Shortcut"
You will now see the following message
Click yes...You will now see a logoff shortcut on your desktop. Second method: Right click empty place on desktop and select New>>>shortcut click browse to look for the "logoff" file as described above or just paste this link C:\Windows\System32\logo... Read more

Answer:Create A Logoff Shortcut On Your Desktop In Vista, Plus Learn How To Create Shortcut

Nice, by the way how about playing with the shutdown command a bit ??
Wont that work, I mean having a path of shutdown.exe along with the right switch like -h / -l / -s and so on ??

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hi, can i have some guys i want to create my own website on selling some electronics as i have a shop thought id go online now this can range from phones to other accessories, i dont have any knowledge on web designing but i will learn no matter what it is as i have learnt other stuff to use before thisi need a recommendation what you would recommend to use id prefer WYSIWYG software but there are so many this is what i need in themAdd multiple productsShopping cartPaypal payments and or credit card aswellweb hosting aswellcan anyone recommend somthing decent as i dont want any site i will work hard on it to make it look profesional and goodcheers

Answer:creating my own website and what softwre to use

This may sound unhelpful, however, would you not be better raising this query on the Webdesign forum?Best wishes for your venture in this New Year.

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I have created website using publiher I have a domein name and the FTP but unfortunately only the 1st page of my website appears on the internet and even at that none of my images/ pictures are showing up please help

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I have created website using publiher I have a domein name and the FTP but unfortunately only the 1st page of my website appears on the internet and even at that none of my images/ pictures are showing up please helpthanks

Answer:Creating a Website using publisher

I would put this on the web design forum if I were you.You may get a better response.All the best.

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Hi, I am currently designing a website using coolpage html editor. I want to put a form on my site enabling customers to order nametapes from our company. Can anyone tell me how to start?

Answer:Creating a form on my website

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I have a registered domain and hosting service through fasthosts, with that i am given 'sitebuilder' tools to build and create a website. My problem is i haven't done this before and I am a completely useless at this sort of thing.The site will be used for my business, purely as reference point, nothing more. However it will need to have a professional and corporate feel to it. I'm concerned that if i do this myself it will look amateurish.My question is should i bring someone in to do this for me or can anyone offer me advice to help increase my confidence enough for me to do it myself? I have been quoted 600 for a professional webdesign - is that good, bad???

Answer:Advice creating a website

"My question is should i bring someone in to do this for me or can anyone offer me advice to help increase my confidence enough for me to do it myself?"As you are running a business, I assume you don't have a lot of free time 'just lying around'? If that's the case, then it might be more economical for you to get someone else to do it for you, make sure to see a portfolio of their work though, there are a lot of well-meaning amateurs around with little design experience. Is the couple of days it will take to get it up and running worth 600 to you? Make sure you have the option to view the site and have some input on the site before you pay for it.On the other hand, if you have the time and the inclination to do it yourself, go ahead, it can be great fun, a good learning experience and you'll get a lot of satisfaction when you see your own creation up and running on the web.Have a look at the websites of businesses similar to your own, see how they look and work, then try to replicate how they were created. Look around the web, you'll get plenty of ideas, but don't go overboard, in web design, a lot of the time less is more.If you get stuck, just start a thread here and ask for help, there are a lot of knowledgeable people here, only too willing to help.

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My girlfriend is starting a candle company and she has asked me about having accounts that store people's information, such as Name, Phone #, Address and CC info so that when they log back in, they do not have to enter the information again.

I have looked into this for a few days now, and am coming up empty. From what I have found, it seems like SQL will be required for this. I am using DW CS3 and Yahoo! E-Commerce solution will be hosting the website, as well as providing the shopping cart and checkout solutions.

Does anyone know if Yahoo's e-commerce solutions gives you the ability to have users create accounts that store information on websites, or do I have to do this manually using some kind of programming in SQL or something similiar? If so, can anyone provide assistance or a link as to where I can find information/tutorial on adding this functionality to the website.

Answer:Creating Accounts on website

Your problem is she needs a custom database and that is rarely cheap or obtainable by many small businesses. Not sure about Yahoo, but you will need to do some digging using ecommerce, credit card, user information for example. You will want a trusted program. Sadly, I know nothing else, when people need that from me, I usually refer them out, assuming they have 5-10k to invest

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hello i have some free time and i want to create an HTML website forum,
i dont know were to find free forums though that can help me out and what to do wit them. I dont want anything huge like this one just a simple one. If it is not posible maybe i could find a free guest book somewhere, for people to leave there messages.

I also want to ask were should i upload my website files once i'm finished? i know there are free sites were u upload them but i dont know any, thanks for your help

Answer:creating a simple website help

A good (free) WYSIWYG editor is nvu :
(What you see is what you get) those are good to learn from. Create a page then open the page in notepad and you can learn a lot of HTML that way.
Another fine way is HTML goodies: has all kinds of extras... guest books, ect..

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Hopefully I'm on the right track...
I'm wanting to create a LAN website at home that can be accessed by any device (laptop/PC/smart phone) connected to our internet running from my PC.
I've used Abyss server and that was working until I wanted to go further and I was restricted with what I could do.
Basically i'm wanting to create a LAN website (if i'm on the right track) so if somebody puts in their URL say... they access the website I create.
Thats the first step, However the second is adding a custom URL, on Abyss you can just type in localhost, however when I do this from my laptop nothing happens.
I hope I'm on the right track, Any suggestions?

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Can anyone lend a suggestion on creating tabs in frontpage 2000 for my website. I have tried all sorts of " easy " programs that franly speaking, DID NOT CUT THE MUSTARD!!!


Answer:tab creating for website & frontpage

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After a great deal of effort (I'm a grey amateur), I completed a revision of our Historical Soc. website using Frontpage. I got it up an runnung, only to find that one or two hyperlinks need revision. To my horror, now every time I try to run and edit the saved version, I get a flickering screen, and a frozen computer. What has gone wrong, and is it curable?

Answer:Creating a Website with Frontpage

I'm not too sure what the problem is, but it looks like no one else has either, so I'll have a go at a couple of ideas. Are you able to open the saved web page in whichever browser you use? If you can, it might be something to do with your copy of Front Page, can you try a repair to it? If it won't repair, try reinstalling it.If you still get no joy, try taking a copy of the page off the web site and see it will let you edit it.One last thought, is there anything one the web site that requires a connection to the Internet while your are editing it? Like external images or advertising links, it might be a problem with your firewall blocking access, try switching it off temporarily.lastly, if you are still having a problem, are you willing to try another web page editor? I use Mozilla composer, it comes with the Mozilla suit which includes the Mozilla browser and email client, but these can be ignored if you just want to use the editor:click here

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Hi,I logged on to the Easyspace site the other day & it looks really quite easy(!) & affordable to have ones own web page/s.Is Easyspace a good choice?I have a number of web design programmes. Is it as straight forward as they seem to make out to produce something & presumably upload my creations to my site?Cheers,J

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I'm looking to create a form on a website with some multiple choice questions and some name and address details which I want to be submitted to me via email.Is this just a case of writing some HTML to do this, or do you have to have a database behind it?Any good webpages with instrctions and maybe some code I can copy?

Answer:Creating a form on a website

With respect, try the Web Design forum.

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