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Windows 7: Post a shortcut on the desktop

30 Jan 2011   #11
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ie9 View Post
Here's a visual of what you want to do, it might help:

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As was said before, you have o literally right click on the webpages to get the option to create a shortcut. Do not try to create on by clicking on the desktop
IE9,

That method would work for a simple desktop internet shortcut, but you would not be able to pin the shortcut to the Start Menu or taskbar.

The method below gives you a bit more flexibility instead for the shortcut.

Internet Website Shortcut - Create


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30 Jan 2011   #12
ie9

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
IE9,

That method would work for a simple desktop internet shortcut, but you would not be able to pin the shortcut to the Start Menu or taskbar.

The method below gives you a bit more flexibility instead for the shortcut.

Internet Website Shortcut - Create
I was able to pin it

Although it didn't pin as it's own link/program (IE9 style in the taskbar), but it did pin to the IE jumplist. Also, I was able to pin it to my start menu.
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30 Jan 2011   #13
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I was referring to that when you right clicked on the internet shortcut using the method that you suggested to create it instead, it would not have the option to Pin to anything like below. That's all.
Post a shortcut on the desktop-right_click.jpgPost a shortcut on the desktop-shift_right_click.jpg
If you like, try the method I posted to see the difference.


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30 Jan 2011   #14
ie9

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
I was referring to that when you right clicked on the internet shortcut using the method that you suggested to create it instead, it would not have the option to Pin to anything. That's all.

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Oh, ok. I was just dragging it places, lol. I've learned to do that a lot with Windows 7
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30 Jan 2011   #15
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

No problem mate. I just try to make it easier where I can.
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30 Jan 2011   #16
ie9

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
No problem mate. I just try to make it easier where I can.
You do every time you post

Thanks
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30 Jan 2011   #17
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

The Create Shortcut option by right clicking on the window body only exists if you are using Internet Explorer.
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30 Jan 2011   #18
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
The Create Shortcut option by right clicking on the window body only exists if you are using Internet Explorer.
Nar, you can have the shortcut open using another browser (ex: Firefox 4.0 Beta 10) if you wanted to.


Internet Website Shortcut - Create
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30 Jan 2011   #19
ie9

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)
 
 

I think he meant my way only works in IE.

I see the many flaws of my method now
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30 Jan 2011   #20
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ie9 View Post
I think he meant my way only works in IE.
LOL, oops. I believe you're right.
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