Adding Shortcuts

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 Toaction Desktop (create shortcut).

Send to Desktop Selected on Pop-Up Menu