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2 Ways to Add Character Map Shortcut to Windows 10 Desktop

The following two methods help add Character Map shortcut to the desktop in Windows 10 computer.

Video guide on how to add Character Map shortcut to Windows 10 desktop:

2 ways to add Character Map shortcut to Windows 10 desktop:

Way 1: Send Character Map shortcut to desktop.

Step 1: Enter character in the search box on taskbar, right-click Character Map in the result and select Open file location on the menu.

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Step 2: Right-tap Character Map, point at Send to in the menu and choose Desktop (create shortcut) from the sub-options.

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Way 2: Create Character Map shortcut on desktop.

Step 1: Right-click blank area on the desktop, point at New in the menu and select Shortcut from the sub-list.

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Step 2: In the Create Shortcut window, type "%windir%\system32\charmap.exe" and hit Next.

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Tip: The double quotation marks can be omitted.

Step 3: Change the shortcut name to Character Map, and then tap Finish.

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