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    Hat White How-To: Create A Shortcut to Dream of Winx on your computer's Desktop


    in this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to create a shortcut to this website on your desktop. This enables faster access to the site should you need it. To do this, you'll need a Windows Computer and optionally the icon we use for this site.

    To begin take the following actions:
    1. Right-Click on your Windows Desktop
    2. On the Context Menu, Point to New...
    3. Choose Shortcut... from the context menu.

    When the new shortcut wizard appears type in the site's address exactly how it appears below in the Type the Location of the Item Box:
    Site Address:
    Clck on Next>

    Type in the name that you will use to recognize this shortcut in the Type the Name of this Shortcut box.

    click Finish. You can stop there if you'd like. But if you'd like to give you new shortcut a fancy dancy icon take the following actions

    Right Click on the shortcut and choose Properties...

    when the properties dialog comes up, click on change icon
    shortcut browse icons.jpg

    browse for the icon that you downloaded from this post:
    shortcut locate icon.jpg

    click on open, you'll be returned to properties window with the new icon displayed.
    shortcut new properties.jpg

    dismiss the properties windows by clicking Apply then OK. You'll See the new shortcut on your desktop
    shortcut on desktp.jpg

    note that the screenshots above are for illustrative purposes only and your computer screens may very slightly. These images were taken from a windows 7 virtual machine.

    Hope this help you all in some way.
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    Last edited by cfleischmann; 06-23-2017 at 10:03 PM. Reason: adding the icon for download
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