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Windows 7: Presentation Settings Shortcut - Create



Presentation Settings Shortcut - Create

How to Create a "Presentation Settings" Shortcut in Windows 7 and Windows 8
Published by Brink
16 Sep 2010
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How to Create a "Presentation Settings" Shortcut in Windows 7 and Windows 8

information   Information
Presentation settings are options on a laptop or desktop that you can apply when giving a presentation. When presentation settings are turned on, your laptop stays awake and system notifications are turned off. You can also turn off the screen saver, adjust the speaker volume, and change your desktop background image when presentation settings are turned on.

This tutorial will show you how to create or download a Presentation Settings shortcut in Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Note   Note
In Windows 7, "Presentation Settings" is only available in the Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, and Windows 7 Enterprise editions.

In Windows 8, "Presentation Settings" is only available in the Windows RT, Windows 8 Pro, and Windows 8 Enterprise editions.


EXAMPLE: Presentation Settings
Name:  Example.jpg
Views: 914
Size:  57.5 KB



OPTION ONE
To Download a "Presentation Settings" Shortcut
1. Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.
Presentation_Settings.zip

download
2. Save the .zip file to your desktop.

3. Open the downloaded .zip file and extract (drag and drop) the Presentation Settings shortcut to the desktop.

4. Right click or press and hold on the Presentation Settings shortcut, click/tap on Properties, General tab, and on the Unblock button. (see screenshot below)
NOTE: If you do not have a Unblock button under the General tab, then the shortcut is already unblocked and you can continue on to step 5.
Name:  Unblock.jpg
Views: 914
Size:  82.4 KB
5. In Windows 7, you can now Pin to Taskbar or Pin to Start Menu, add to Quick Launch, assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.

6. In Windows 8, you can Pin to Taskbar on desktop, Pin to Start screen, add to Quick Launch, assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.

7. When finished, you can delete the downloaded .zip file if you like, or save it to use again.






OPTION TWO
To Manually Create a "Presentation Settings" Shortcut
1. Right click or press and hold on an empty area on desktop, and click/tap on New and Shortcut.

2. Type the location below into the location area, and click/tap on the Next button. (see screenshot below)
%windir%\System32\PresentationSettings.exe
Name:  Step1.jpg
Views: 907
Size:  93.6 KB
3. Type Presentation Settings for the name, and click/tap on the Finish button. (see screenshot below)
NOTE: You can name this anything you would like though.
Name:  Step2.jpg
Views: 908
Size:  71.5 KB
4. In Windows 7, you can now Pin to Taskbar or Pin to Start Menu, add to Quick Launch, assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.

5. In Windows 8, you can Pin to Taskbar on desktop, Pin to Start screen, add to Quick Launch, assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.
That's it,
Shawn



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