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Windows 7: Problem Reports Shortcut - Create



Problem Reports Shortcut - Create

How to Create a "Problems Reports" Shortcut in Windows 7 and Windows 8
Published by Brink
13 Sep 2011
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How to Create a "Problems Reports" Shortcut in Windows 7 and Windows 8

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This tutorial will show you how to create or download a Problem Reports shortcut that you can use or pin where you like to quickly view problem report details that you have in Windows 7 and Windows 8.


EXAMPLE: Problems Reports
Problem Reports Shortcut - Create-problem_reports.jpg



OPTION ONE
To Download a "Problems Reports" Shortcut
1. Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.
Problems_Reports.zip
download
2. Save the .zip file to your desktop.

3. Open the .zip file, and extract (drag and drop) the Problems Reports shortcut to your desktop.

4. Unblock the Problems Reports shortcut.

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 and 8.1, 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.






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

2. Copy and paste the command below into the location area, and click/tap on the Next button. (see screenshot below)
Code:
%windir%\explorer.exe shell:::{BB64F8A7-BEE7-4E1A-AB8D-7D8273F7FDB6}\pageProblems
Name:  Step1.jpg
Views: 341
Size:  93.6 KB
3. Type Problems Reports 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: 333
Size:  71.5 KB
4. Right click or press and hold on the new Problems Reports shortcut, and click/tap on Properties.

5. Click/tap on the Shortcut tab, then click/tap on the Change Icon button. (see screenshot below)
Name:  Step3.jpg
Views: 330
Size:  59.7 KB
6. In the line under "Look for icons in this file", type the location below, and press Enter. (see screenshot below)
%windir%\System32\ActionCenterCPL.dll
Name:  Step4.jpg
Views: 332
Size:  31.6 KB
7. Select the icon highlighted in blue above, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot above)
NOTE: You can use any icon that you would like instead though.

8. 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.

9. In Windows 8 and 8.1, 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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13 Sep 2011   #1
Golden

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Excellent Brink - that will be very useful in helping troubleshoot for people here.


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13 Sep 2011   #2
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Interesting. Nice one Shawn.
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13 Sep 2011   #3
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Thanks guys.
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13 Sep 2011   #4
JDobbsy1987

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Good stuff!

I'm sure i will find good use for this
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