Adding Shortcuts

Learn how to use the Windows 98 shortcuts feature to find files and programs more easily in this free lesson.


A shortcut offers a way of performing a task more quickly, such as starting a program or accessing a document. The shortcut icon has a small arrow in the left corner to help you distinguish it from the actual icon that represents programs and files.

Things to Do Shortcut Icon Shortcut for Things To Do List

The icon above is a desktop shortcut for the Things to Do document, which is actually stored in this particular user's My Documents folder.