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When I create a desktop shortcut and then try to use it -

I get a pop up saying application cannot be found ? whats going on?

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  • tonyely Jan 08, 2009

    The desktop shortcuts are websites that I would like to connect to quickly. I'm in IE and when I double click on the shortcut it always says application cannot be found - its not a massive problem just annoying

  • David Brenchley May 11, 2010

    when you doubleclick the icon .. does ie launch ?

  • David Brenchley May 11, 2010

    is it an executable file ?

    can you locate and run the file by doubleclicking in windows explorer ?

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Chances are the link is broken. If the shortcut you created was for a program/application, right click the shortcut and select Properties. Check the target and start in fields to make sure that they are correct.

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