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  1. Devices Create Printer Shortcut in Windows 11

    The print queue allows you to manage and see the status of items waiting to print. Creating a printer shortcut can make it easier to manage your printer from where you like. This tutorial will show you how to create a shortcut for a printer in Windows 11. Option One: Create Printer...
  2. Devices Create Print Queue Action Center Shortcut in Windows 11

    The Print Queue Action Center app included with Windows 11 allows you to manage and see the status of items waiting to print for all or specific printers. This tutorial will show you how to create a Print Queue Action Center shortcut in Windows 11. EXAMPLE: Print Queue Action Center...
  3. General Create Custom Shortcut Comment for Pop-up Description in Windows 11

    When you hover over a file, folder, drive, or desktop items in Windows, a pop-up description (infotip) will show displaying basic property details (metadata) of the item such as Date created, Size, Folders and Files a folder contains, etc... When you hover over a shortcut, the pop-up...
  4. Apps Keyboard Shortcuts for Sticky Notes in Windows 11

    The Microsoft Sticky Notes app is the simple way to quickly save something for later, so you can stay in the flow. With Sticky Notes, you can create notes, type, ink or add a picture, add text formatting, stick them to the desktop, move them around there freely, close them to the Notes list, and...
  5. Devices Mount Drive as Folder in Windows 11

    You can mount (make a drive accessible) in a folder rather than a drive letter if you want. This makes the drive appear as just another folder. When you mount an internal or external drive in an empty folder, you will be able to access the contents of the drive from the path of the folder. The...
  6. Devices Create Devices and Printers shortcut in Windows 11

    The Devices and Printers folder shows devices that are connected to a computer, including the document devices. When you select a device in Devices and Printers, Device Stage shows the details for that device. See also...
  7. Accessibility Turn On or Off Underline Access Keys in Windows 11

    An access key is an underlined character in the text of a menu, context menu item, or the label of a control such as a button. You can press and hold the Shift, Alt, or F10 key while you right click on an item to see available access keys underlined in the context menu. You can then press the...
  8. Apps Create Desktop Shortcut of Microsoft Store Apps in Windows 11

    This tutorial will show you how to create a desktop shortcut to open an app from the Microsoft Store for your account in Windows 11. Option One: Create Desktop Shortcut of Microsoft Store Apps from Start Menu Option Two: Create Desktop Shortcut of Microsoft Store Apps from Applications...
  9. General List All Assigned Shortcut Keys for Shortcuts in Windows 11

    A shortcut is a link to an item (such as a file, folder, or app) on your PC. You can assign a shortcut key (aka: keyboard shortcut) to use to open a shortcut on your desktop, taskbar, and Start menu. This tutorial will show you how to find and list all currently assigned shortcut keys...
  10. General Assign Shortcut Key to Shortcut in Windows 11

    A shortcut is a link to an item (such as a file, folder, or app) on your PC. You can assign a shortcut key (aka: keyboard shortcut) to use to open a shortcut on your desktop, taskbar, and Start menu. This tutorial will show you how to assign a keyboard shortcut to open a shortcut on your...
  11. General Create Elevated Shortcut without UAC prompt in Windows 11

    When you open an application file with Run as administrator, you will get a UAC prompt by default for approval before the app is allowed to run with elevated rights. In addition, Windows will not allow elevated apps to run at startup by default. If you want to run an app as administrator...
  12. Personalization Remove Shortcut Arrow Icon in Windows 11

    A shortcut is a link to an item (such as a file, folder, or app) on your PC. You can create shortcuts and then place them in a convenient location, such as on the desktop, so you can easily access the item that the shortcut links to. Shortcut files (.lnk) can be distinguished from the source...
  13. Personalization Change Shortcut Name Extension in Windows 11

    When you right click or press and hold on a file, folder, or drive and click tap on either Show more options > Create shortcut or Send to -> Desktop (create shortcut), a shortcut to that file, folder or drive will be created with the - Shortcut extension added at the end of the filename by...
  14. Apps List of URI Commands to Open Microsoft Store Apps in Windows 11

    This tutorial will provide you with a list of Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) commands to open Microsoft Store apps via the command prompt, Run (Win+R) dialog, and scripts. You can also use these URI commands to create shortcuts. See also...
  15. Personalization Add or Remove Shortcut Name Extension in Windows 11

    When you right click or press and hold on a file, folder, or drive and click tap on either Show more options > Create shortcut or Send to -> Desktop (create shortcut), a shortcut to that file, folder or drive will be created with the - Shortcut extension added at the end of the filename by...
  16. General Keyboard shortcuts in Windows 11

    Keyboard shortcuts are keys or combinations of keys that provide another way to do something that you’d typically do with a mouse. This tutorial will provide you with a list of keyboard shortcuts for Windows, accessibility, and apps in Windows 11. Option One: Keyboard shortcuts in Windows...
  17. General List of Windows 11 Shell Commands for Shell Folder Shortcuts

    Shell folders in Windows are specific folders that are used as the default location for specific file types. A shell command can be used in Run (Win+R), File Explorer address bar, command prompt, Windows PowerShell, or create a new shortcut with to open a Windows shell folder. Shell commands...
  18. General List of Windows 11 CLSID Key (GUID) Shortcuts

    A CLSID is a globally unique identifier that identifies a COM class object. For more information about a CLSID key and the function of it's subkeys in the registry, then see CLSID Key (COM). This tutorial will show you a complete list of GUIDs from the CLSID key in the registry that can be used...
  19. General Create Shortcuts to Open Control Panel Items in Windows 11

    You can use Control Panel to change settings for Windows. These settings control nearly everything about how Windows looks and works, and you can use them to set up Windows so that it's just right for you. This tutorial will provide you with a list of commands to open or create shortcuts to...
  20. General Create Shortcuts to Open Pages in Settings in Windows 11

    Microsoft designed Settings to be beautiful, easy to use and inclusive of all your Microsoft experiences in Windows 11. Settings has left-handed navigation that persists between pages, and Microsoft has added breadcrumbs as you navigate deeper into Settings to help you know where you are and not...
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