Windows 7 - A desktop shortcut to access Network connections

April 2018

You can create shortcut to rapidly access the Network connection settings:
  • Right click on any empty area of the desktop > New > Shortcut.
  • In the location field, type: ncpa.cpl
  • Click on Next > Enter a name for your shortcut > Validate with the OK button
Published by deri58. Latest update on April 14, 2013 at 07:47 AM by deri58.
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