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Guzeppi

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    Desktop icons on external hard drive
    « on: June 20, 2018, 10:48:46 AM »
    How to copy all desktop icons en masse on external hard drive in Windows 10 ?


    Thank you beforehand for your kindness and help.

    Joe Busuttil
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    Re: Desktop icons on external hard drive
    « Reply #1 on: June 20, 2018, 11:17:35 AM »
    Did you mean copy all shortcuts located on your desktop ?

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      Re: Desktop icons on external hard drive
      « Reply #2 on: June 20, 2018, 01:22:58 PM »
      Yes, all icons on my desktop, i.e. those for folders and files

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      Re: Desktop icons on external hard drive
      « Reply #3 on: June 20, 2018, 06:06:31 PM »
      select one icon.
      Ctrl+A to select all.
      Ctrl+C to copy them.
      browse to where you want to copy them to and Ctrl+P to paste them.

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      Re: Desktop icons on external hard drive
      « Reply #4 on: June 20, 2018, 06:53:09 PM »
      That will only copy the icons...if he needs them to be workable shortcuts thats a different story.
         
       
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      Re: Desktop icons on external hard drive
      « Reply #5 on: June 21, 2018, 12:13:01 AM »
      a lot of people store data on the desktop (for some reason) so some icons may simply be shortcuts and some may actually be folders, or Word docs or who knows...