Desktop shortcut to website?

  johnincrete 07:51 13 May 2009

Is there any way I can create a shortcut on the desktop that will take me direct to a web site (assuming that I'm already connected to the internet). Ideally, it should open the default browser IE7 if it is not already opened.
Sort of like the forum's "click here" but on the desktop.
I know I can go through favourites but it would be nice to be able to do it quicker for a few frequently accessed sites.

  rawprawn 07:57 13 May 2009

Try this,Open the website using IE, then drag the icon from the address bar onto your desktop

  Graham. 08:40 13 May 2009

I use one of these click here, you get a single key to carry out all sorts of functions (54 of them).

  birdface 08:49 13 May 2009

Or click on the website address in the address bar and copy it then paste it on to your Desktop.That is what I did with PCA.

  Roger Evens 09:16 13 May 2009

right click desktop click new
seems to work ok

  Graham. 14:21 13 May 2009

That works fine.

  wolfie3000 14:55 13 May 2009

Easy enough to do just right click on your desktop create a shortcut then when it asks for a path insert the web address, then click ok.

Takes seconds to do.

  johnincrete 05:41 14 May 2009

Problem solved. Forum members are so good!

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