To reduce the time it takes to access Hotmail,it can be added to the favorites menu, or accessed through instant messaging software.Creating a Hotmail shortcut on the desktop is another good option. Creating a shortcut is easy and can be done with the same method as creating shortcuts to locations or programs in the system. Here, instead of the location of a folder or the path to an executable, a command has to be entered that will open Hotmail's messages page. There is no need to open the internet browser to access the hotmail web page anymore as it can be accessed from the Hotmail shortcut on the desktop.
Creating a Hotmail shortcut on your desktop
Accessing your mailbox on Hotmail is time consuming; you can either add Hotmail.com to your Favorites or access it via instant messaging applications.
The quickest method to access your mailbox and read your messages directly is definitely to create a shortcut on your desktop.
Proceed as follows:
Right click on your desktop and select New > Shortcut
In the Create Shortcut window that appears, type in the command below: