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Published on 06.18.07 by Brent Trahan

Place a Shortcut to Your Home Folder on Your Desktop

This guide shows you how to place a shortcut to your home folder (equivalent to the My Documents folder in Windows XP and earlier) on your desktop.

Introduction

This guide shows you how to add a shortcut to your home folder which is the same as the My Documents folder in Windows XP and earlier versions of Windows on your Windows Vista desktop.

Create Home Folder Desktop Shortcut

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Right-click your home folder which is located at the very top right of the Start Menu and is usually given the same name as the user account you are logged in as.
  3. Select Show on Desktop.

That’s it. Now you have a shortcut to your home folder in Windows Vista on your desktop where you can quickly access all your files and folders.

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