Learn how to use the Windows 98 shortcuts feature to find files and programs more easily in this free lesson.
Right-clicking to add a shortcut
One shortcut creation method works in both My Computer and Windows Explorer. This method requires you to right-click.
To add a shortcut by right-clicking:
- In either My Computer or Windows Explorer, right-click the file or folder for which you want to make a desktop shortcut.
- A pop-up menu appears.
- Choose Send To Desktop (create shortcut).