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Documents Library - Create Shortcut in Windows

How to Create a "Documents Library" Shortcut in Windows 7 and Windows 8
Published by Brink
16 Dec 2011
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How to Create a "Documents Library" Shortcut in Windows 7 and Windows 8


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This will show you how to download or create a shortcut that opens directly to the Documents Library for any user in Windows 7 and Windows 8.


EXAMPLE: Documents Library
Documents Library - Create Shortcut in Windows-documents.jpg



OPTION ONE
To Download a "Documents Library" Shortcut
1. Click on the Download button below to download the file below.
Documents.zip
download
2. Save, and save the .zip file to your desktop.

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

4. Unblock the Documents 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 done, you can delete the downloaded .zip file on the desktop if you like, or save it to use again.







OPTION TWO
To Manually Create a "Documents Library" 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 location below into the location area, and click/tap on the Next button. (see screenshot below)
%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Libraries\Documents.library-ms
Name:  Step1.jpg
Views: 1397
Size:  93.6 KB
3. Type Documents for the name, and click on the Finish button. (see screenshot below)
NOTE: You can name this anything you would like though.
Name:  Step2.jpg
Views: 1390
Size:  71.5 KB
4. Right click or press and hold on the new shortcut, click/tap on Properties, click/tap on the Shortcut tab, clear the Start in field, and click/tal on OK. (see screenshot below)
Name:  Properties.jpg
Views: 1393
Size:  54.2 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 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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