Cannot Create Shortcuts with File Manager in Windows 95
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Dragging a file or folder from File Manager onto the desktop or into agroup folder fails to create a shortcut.
File Manager is a Windows 3.1-based application and does not support theenhanced features of OLE drag and drop for creating shortcuts that areincluded with Windows 95.
To create a shortcut on the desktop:
- Find the program, folder, printer, or computer you want to create a shortcut to in My Computer or Windows Explorer.
- Click the item, and then click Create Shortcut on the File menu.
- Drag the shortcut icon to the desktop.
Article ID: 117466 - Last Review: 09/13/2013 18:50:54 - Revision: 1.1
Microsoft Windows 95
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