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2 Ways to Add Notepad to Desktop in Windows 10

Use the following two methods to add Notepad to your Windows 10 desktop.

Video guide on how to add Notepad to desktop in Windows 10:

2 ways to add Notepad to desktop in Windows 10:

Way 1: Send Notepad to desktop.

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

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Step 2: Right-tap Notepad, point at Send to in the menu and choose Desktop (create shortcut) in the sub-list.

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Way 2: Create Notepad shortcut on desktop.

Step 1: Right-click blank area on the desktop, expand New in the menu and tap Shortcut in the options.

Step 2: As the Create Shortcut window appears, type notepad in the empty box and hit Next.

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Step 3: Choose Finish to create the shortcut named notepad.

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