is shipped with an intelligent personal assistant known as Cortana
. You can interact with Cortana through voice commands with the [Windows
] + [C
] key combo or by clicking in the Search field. However, if you don’t feel like using any of the above methods, you can always create a Cortana shortcut on your desktop.
This article will guide you through the different steps involved in the creation of a desktop shortcut for Cortana.
How To Create a Desktop Shortcut Pointing to Cortana
Right-click on the Start
menu, then select the Run
command from the Power User menu
and press Enter
to open Windows 10’s Application
Right-click on Cortana
’s icon, then click Create shortcut
Windows 10 will display a small warning message that reads, Windows can’t create a shortcut here. Do you want the shortcut to be placed on the desktop instead?
. Click Yes
to create the shortcut:
Head back to the Application
folder to create desktop shortcuts for other programs, tools, or settings.
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