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Icon on desktop for webpage

Posted on 2000-02-11
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Last Modified: 2013-12-28
How can I make an Icon on my desktop that will open my internet explorer browser and go the the site specified by that icon?
Question by:Lee5
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If you have the Internet Explorer Icon on your desktop already, right click the mouse, go to properties and under the general tab, type in the page you want in the homepage address.  Than hit apply in the lower box and exit.  Hope this helps.

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if you want another Icon, just create it and use the above procedures to get to your page you want.


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ddwhite021100 earned 200 total points
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In the Internet Explorer browser, go to Web page you want to link to. Move the mouse to the Address Bar and select the Explorer icon at the front of the URL. Holding down the button, drag the icon to your desktop.

That will create a shortcut item with an IE icon on your desktop. Click on it and your browser will come up and go to that web site.

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Thanks much

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