Unable to Create Shortcuts on the Desktop in Windows
Unable to Create Shortcuts on the Desktop
If you can’t create shortcuts on your Desktop, you might have a corrupted registry.
- Start Regedit
- Go to HKEYCLASSESROOT.lnk\ShellNew\Command
- Make sure it has a value of:
- RunDLL32 AppWiz.Cpl,NewLinkHere %1 if you don’t have IE 4
- or RunDLL32 AppWiz.Cpl,NewLinkHere %2 if you have IE 4.0 or IE 4.01