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Hardware and Devices Troubleshoot Shortcut - Create

How to Create a "Hardware and Devices Troubleshoot" Shortcut in Windows 7
Published by Brink
07 Mar 2010
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How to Create a "Hardware and Devices Troubleshoot" Shortcut in Windows 7

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This will show you how to create or download a Windows 7 Hardware and Devices Troubleshoot shortcut. You can also Pin to Taskbar or Pin to Start Menu this shortcut, or move where you like for easy use.
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You could also place any or all troubleshooting shortcuts that you would like to use as well from the related tutorials box at the bottom of this tutorial into a new folder, then pin the folder to the taskbar to make using them easier.

EXAMPLE: Troubleshooting Hardware and Devices
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OPTION ONE
To Download the "Hardware and Devices Troubleshoot" Shortcut
1. Click on the Download button below to download the file below.
Hardware_and_Devices_Troubleshoot.zip
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2. Click on Save, and save the .zip file to the desktop.

3. Open the .zip file and extract the Hardware and Devices Troubleshoot shortcut to the desktop.

4. Right click on the Hardware and Devices Troubleshoot shortcut, and click 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.
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5. Move the shortcut to where you like for easy use.

6. 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 the "Hardware and Devices Troubleshoot" Shortcut
1. Right click on a empty area on desktop, and click on New and Shortcut.

2. Copy and paste the location below into the location area, and click on the Next button. (See screenshot below)
%systemroot%\system32\msdt.exe -id DeviceDiagnostic
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3. Type Hardware and Devices Troubleshoot for the name, and click on the Finish button. (See screenshot below)
NOTE: You can name this anything you would like though.
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4. Right click on the new Hardware and Devices Troubleshoot shortcut on the Desktop and click on Properties.

5. Click on the Shortcut tab, then click 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%\diagnostics\system\Device\DiagPackage.dll
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7. Select the icon highlighted in blue above and click on OK. (See screenshot above)
NOTE: You can use any icon that you would like instead though.

8. Click on OK. (See screenshot below)
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9. Move the shortcut to where you like for easy use.
That's it,
Shawn



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