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Performance & Maintenance Power Options Desktop Shortcut

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Power Options Desktop Shortcut How to Create a "Power Options" Shortcut in Vista
This will show you how to create a Power Options, or any other Control Panel item, shortcut on the desktop. You can then move it where you like to use it at
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How to Create a "Power Options" Shortcut in Vista
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This will show you how to create a Power Options, or any other Control Panel item, shortcut on the desktop. You can then move it where you like to use it at
How to Create a "Power Options" Shortcut in Vista


information   Information
This will show you how to create a Power Options, or any other Control Panel item, shortcut on the desktop. You can then move it where you like to use it at.
Note   Note
If you are using a laptop on battery power, or have a desktop computer connected to a backup battery UPS device, then you will have the Power icon available in the Notification System Tray Icons.

For more on this, see: How to Enable or Disable the Notification Area System Icons in Vista

EXAMPLE: Power Options window
NOTE:
This is what the shortcut will open to.
Power_Options.jpg


Here's How:
1. Open the Control Panel.​
NOTE: Open Start menu and click on the Control Panel button.​
2. Click on the Classic View link in the upper left corner. (See screenshot below step 4)​
3. Right click on the Power Options icon and click Create Shortcut.​
NOTE: This will create a shortcut on the desktop. You can also do this for any other Control Panel icon you want a shortcut for to.​
4. Close the Control Panel.​
Control_Panel.jpg

5. Right click on the new Power Options shortcut on the desktop and click on Rename. (See screenshot below step 6)​
NOTE: To have the shortcut name prefix or arrow removed from any other newly created shortcuts, see: How To Remove The Shortcut Prefix On The Shortcut Name in Vista and How to Remove or Change the Shortcut Arrow in Vista.​
6. Type in a name you want for the shortcut and press Enter.​
Shortcut.jpg

7. Now you can move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.​
NOTE: For example, in Quick Launch.
That's it,
Shawn



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