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Friday, February 18, 2011

Network (WORKGROUP) Shortcut -Windows 7




How to Create a "Network (WORKGROUP)" Folder Shortcut in Windows 7

Information
This article will show you how to create or download a Network (WORKGROUP) folder shortcut in Windows 7.

You can also Pin to Taskbar or Pin to Start Menu this shortcut, or move where you like for easy use.

This article is made for Windows 7 only and may or may not work for Windows XP



EXAMPLE:
Network (WORKGROUP) folder



HERE'S HOW:

Create the "Network (WORKGROUP)" folder Shortcut

1. Right click on a empty area on desktop, and click on New and Shortcut.

2. Type the location below into the location area, and click on the Next button. (see screenshot below)

Code:
C:\Windows\explorer.exe /e,::{208D2C60-3AEA-1069-A2D7-08002B30309D}



3. Type Network (WORKGROUP) for the name, and click on the Finish button. (see screenshot below)

NOTE:
You can name this anything you would like though.



4. Right click on the new Network (WORKGROUP) shortcut on the Desktop and click on Properties.

5. Click on the Shortcut tab, then click on the Change Icon button. (see screenshot below)



6. In the line under "Look for icons in this file", type in the location below and press Enter. (see screenshot below)

C:\Windows\System32\imageres.dll



7. Select the icon highlighted in blue above and click on OK. (see screenshot above)

NOTE:
You can use any icon that you would like instead though.

8. Click on OK. (see screenshot below)



9. Move the shortcut to where you like for easy use.


This article is made for Windows 7 only and may or may not work for Windows XP




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