Adding a shortcut to ‘My Computer’/ ‘This PC’ in Windows

  1. Press the Windows + R key on your keyboard in combination to bring up the run box.
  2. In the run box, type and enter:
    %appdata%\microsoft\Windows\Network Shortcuts
    This is the location where Windows will look for additional shortcuts.
  3. Right click on the empty space, select ‘new’, then select ‘shortcut.’
  4. In the “Create shortcut” dialogue box that pops up, enter the location of the program, file, or folder that you would like to insert as the shortcut. Click next, type a name for the shortcut, and then click finish.
  5. Click on “This PC” and you should see the shortcut appear under “Network Locations.”
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