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Sebastian42

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desktop shortcut to a website
« on: July 02, 2019, 04:45:54 AM »
easytechguides.com/website-shortcut.html gives three ways - each of which gives me a shortcut to a PRINT page instead. How can I succeed ?
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Re: desktop shortcut to a website
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2019, 02:06:50 PM »
If your trying to create a shortcut to launch edge browser to open a specific website you can create a shortcut and add the following path to it. Replacing the URL path with whatever site you want to launch.

start microsoft-edge:https://www.google.com

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Re: desktop shortcut to a website
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2019, 06:15:08 PM »
From the upper left in the title bar you can simply drag and drop the site to the desktop...
   
 
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Re: desktop shortcut to a website
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2019, 03:32:27 AM »
"create a shortcut and add the following path to it", so I typed "start microsoft-edge:https://www.google.com" into 'Type the location of the item:'
Upon clicking NEXT, the following error displayed : "The file start cannot be found."


Dragging from the address bar does create a shortcut, but when I open that, it is to a PRINT window - NOT to the website. So I need help.