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How-To Create Windows 10 Desktop Shortcut for HP Smart App

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I would like to create a desktop shortcut for the HP Smart app, but I cannot find where the app or Windows provides this option.  I can only find where it will let me pin to either the start menu or the taskbar.  First, is it possible to create a desktop shortcut for the app, and if so, how can I do it?

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@JimGPA, welcome to the forum.

 

I believe you can go into the Start Menu and simply click and hold on the app with the left mouse button and drag it to your desktop.  This will make a link to it on the desktop.  I just tried this with several apps and it worked perfectly.

 

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@JimGPA, welcome to the forum.

 

I believe you can go into the Start Menu and simply click and hold on the app with the left mouse button and drag it to your desktop.  This will make a link to it on the desktop.  I just tried this with several apps and it worked perfectly.

 

Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.






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Old_geekster, Thank you.  That worked.  I was skeptical because when I tried it, I got the circle with a slash through it, but when I let go of the mouse button it created the shortcut.  Sometimes the simple solution is the best!

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You are welcome, @JimGPA.






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Worked like a charm. Thanks!

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@Jaybyrd365, you are welcome!






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