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Tablet PC Settings Shortcut - Create

How to Create a "Tablet PC Settings" Shortcut in Windows 7 and Windows 8
Published by Brink
02 Mar 2010
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How to Create a "Tablet PC Settings" Shortcut in Windows 7 and Windows 8


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This tutorial will show you how to create or download a Tablet PC Settings shortcut to pin or use where you like in Windows 7 and Windows 8.


EXAMPLE: Tablet PC Settings
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OPTION ONE
To Download the "Tablet PC Settings" Shortcut
1. Click/tap on the download button below to download the file below.
Tablet_PC_Settings.zip
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2. Save the .zip file to your desktop.

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

4. Unblock the Tablet PC Settings shortcut.
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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 if you like.







OPTION TWO
To Manually Create the "Tablet PC Settings" 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)
%windir%\explorer.exe shell:::{80F3F1D5-FECA-45F3-BC32-752C152E456E}
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3. Type Tablet PC Settings for the name, and click/tap on the Finish button. (See screenshot below)
NOTE: You can name this anything you would like though.
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4. Right click or press and hold on the new Tablet PC Settings shortcut, and click/tap on Properties.

5. Click/tap on the Shortcut tab, then click/tap on the Change Icon button. (See screenshot below)
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6. In the line under "Look for icons in this file", copy and paste the location below, and press Enter. (See screenshot below)
%SystemRoot%\System32\tabletpc.cpl
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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. Click/tap on OK. (See screenshot below)
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9. 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.

10. 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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