How To Create Microsoft Edge Shortcut

Perris Calderon

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Jan 24, 2002
Windows 10 can be strange, I couldn't find any way to send edge to the desktop, you can't drag it there, there is no "send to" option in the start menu when right clicked, when I pinned it to the task bar I couldn't send it or drag it either.

I need it on the desktop so I can assign a keyboard shortcut, I really avoid the mouse when I can.

If you want to go directly to a specific web address, just go to the address bar of that site, copy that and paste it into the path for your shortcut, then create your keyboard key.

For instance, if you wanted quora opened instead of your start or home page, just paste this into the path;
Right click on your desktop and follow prompts for a shortcut, once the shortcut is created you can right click on that. go to properties and assign your keyboard key to launch,

The actual app shortcut path is below if for some reason you don't want to go straight to a certain page

%windir%\explorer.exe shell:Appsfolder\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe!MicrosoftEdge

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Perris Calderon wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
Hey ep!

All good with me, applying for microsoft mvp right now, should have done this a while ago.

Notifications don't work, I only found your response by comming back to hunt up some threads, if you want, give me your email address so we can keep in touch easier, mine is perriscalderon at gmail
Perris Calderon wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
Ep, glad to see you come back and tidy up...did want to ask a one day favor, I want to enhance my resume , was hoping you could make me administrator for a day, if so, take me right off since I won't be here to do anything, and don't know the slightest about the board, but it would be nice putting "served administrator osnn", if can do, THANKS

Been running around Quora lately, luv it there
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