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Author Topic: Desktop Icons & Links  (Read 3735 times)

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Tburg

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Desktop Icons & Links
« on: February 20, 2013, 12:56:40 PM »
I am used to simply right clicking on a desktop icon and changing its url.  But with Windows 8 I can't do that.
My question is.....how can I add an icon of my own choosing, complete with  the path whether it be a url or simply a link to an app.
Hope you can help me.
Thnx
T

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Re: Desktop Icons & Links
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2013, 05:37:28 PM »
The desktop acts the same in windows 8. Are you trying to change items in the Start Screen?
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Tburg

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Re: Desktop Icons & Links
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2013, 01:26:49 PM »
The desktop acts the same in windows 8. Are you trying to change items in the Start Screen?
Yes. I want to add an icon linked to an application, url, etc.
I realize that it shows a lot of my Apps.  However there are a lot more that it didn't get picked-up.
Thank you.
T