Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums


Create Desktop Icons How ??

  1. #1


    Hafnarfjörður IS
    Posts : 4,376
    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10

    Create Desktop Icons How ??


    Hi all
    deleted original post

    bad case of RTFM !!!!!!

    Right mouse click on desktop DOES work with create New shortcut.

    Case of Please engage Brain before Opening Mouth (or posting) !!!!


    Cheers
    jimbo
    Last edited by jimbo45; 06 Oct 2011 at 15:46.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Germany/Florida
    Posts : 4,514
    Vista and Win7


    If nothing else go to the Program Files and make a "send to .. Desktop" from the program .exe.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Hafnarfjörður IS
    Posts : 4,376
    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10


    Hi there
    Fixed it -- changed the original Post.

    !!!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Create Desktop Icons How ??
Related Threads
My problem is simply this, when i boot my pc into windows the boot takes maybe 3 seconds to desktop, but the icons on the desktop do not appear for another 10 seconds. The same can be said for the icons in the start menu. The biggest problem is that even if i run the icon such as firefox, before...
Just bought a new HP running Windows 8.1. Have only added Firefox and Open Office. Once a day I come to the computer to find that all the icons are missing from the desktop. Background picture is the only thing there. In the taskbar, if you click the icons, they don't do anything. The only way to...
Hi everyone, I recently upgraded from XP to Windows 8 and subsequently to 8.1 I'm having persistent problem with desktop icons disappearing. This happens when our PC has been on for around 10 minutes, regardless of whether the PC is active or not. The second problem is the icons on the taskbar...
Hey what's up guys! I have an issue with creating crisp clear 256x256px icons for windows, no matter what tool I use, I end up getting icons in 32x32px with smooth edges. I can convert my .png images to 256x256px icons with 32-bit depth but they end up being distorted with crappy edges when I apply...
Solved Need help with desktop icons in General Support
My 1.5 year old son crawled up in our desk chair and was playing with the computer. He somehow changed the desktop icons to where the descriptive text is now all to the right of the icon. Any ideas on how to change it back to where the description is underneath the icon? I've been all over the...
No icons on taskbar or desktop in General Support
For some reason when I started up my laptop recently, all of the icons on both the taskbar and the desktop have turned invisible/disappear completely and I am unaware has to how to fix it. I have put a picture in the attachments that shows what the "icons" look like when they are highlighted and...
Desktop Icons in General Support
I use Windows 7 and I love it. I am a trader and don't need anything very fancy, just a dependable operating system. I absolutely need the desktop icons just as they appear now. I will not move to 8 unless I am assured that I can have my desktop as it is now. I read that some how you can click and...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook