This tutorial provides steps for creating windows desktop shortcut for Office 2013 & Office 2010 applications. We have already seen the how to create desktop shortcut for Word 2010. But if you do not see the Office 2013 or Office 2010 menu under Start menus then you can do the following
- Launch Windows Explorer in your Windows PC
- Navigate to Office 2013 or Office 2010 installation folder, if it had been installed on C drive then the location will be
C:Program FilesMicrosoft OfficeOffice14
- Under Office 14 folder, you can find all the Office 2010 applications. ‘
- To create desktop shortcut for Word 2010 application, right click on WINWORD.exe then navigate to Send To menu and select Desktop (create shortcut) from the sub menu list.
Now a desktop shortcut will be available with label as WINWORD.exe. For better understanding, you can rename the shortcut as Word 2010.
Demo Video – Creating desktop shortcut for Office 2010 application