Windows 8.1 - A desktop shortcut to easily access the Program Files

September 2016


Windows 8.1 - A desktop shortcut to easily access the Program Files


In this FAQ you will learn how to create a desktop shortcut to easily access the Program Files folder of Windows 8.1
The procedure is as follows:
  • Right-Click on an empty area of your desktop > New > Shortcut
  • In the field below "Type location of the item" enter the following:
  • %PROGRAMFILES%
  • Click on Next
  • Give a name to the shortcut and click on Ok.

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