Adding Desktop Shortcuts to System Locations in Windows 10
This is another setting location that has changed and has now similarly been integrated into the all encompassing Settings menu. Frankly, with the extensive WinX menu, customizable Start Menu, and ability to pin items to the Taskbar, I believe desktop shortcuts are pretty much redundant in Windows 10. However, if you are used to desktop shortcuts and prefer that method, heres how to add them:
- Click Start and then Settings
- Click Personalization and then click Themes (on the left)
- Click Desktop icon settings
From there, simply enable any shortcuts that you want to appear on the desktop:
Bottom line: if youre looking for a particular setting, head on over to the Settings menu and start digging, till be in there somewhere!
Windows 10 Settings On and Off Switches
I couldn'tt leave the Settings section without mentioning the On and Off switches which are used to enable and disable pretty much everything:
Look familiar? Who's copying who?