Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly

​How to place a shortcut icon on your desktop

Open this website, or any other frequently used page

directly from a shortcut icon on your desktop

There are two ways you can create desktop shortcut to website on your Windows desktop.

In Internet Explorer, open your favorite website and right click in any blank space on the web page. From the context menu which pops up, select Create shortcut.

You will get a dialogue box asking you Do you want to put a shortcut to this website on your desktop? Click Yes.

A shortcut opening the website will be placed on your desktop.

Alternatively, see the icon above in your browsers address bar, on the left side of the URL?

That’s the favicon. Just drag the favicon to your desktop. That’s it! You have your shortcut. This will work for all web browsers including Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Opera,