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Create ad shortcuts icon for QuickBooks Desktop in Windows 8

QuickBooks desktop icons are missing on the Windows 8 desktop.

Detailed instructions
  1. On the Desktop, create your shortcut as you normally would.
  2. Open Windows Explorer.
  3. On the Ribbon interface, select the View tab and place a checkmark in the Hidden Items box.
  4. Navigate to: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu
  5. Move, or cut and paste, the shortcut to the folder.
  6. Windows will open a message box telling you that access is denied and that you will have to give Administrator permission to do so. Click on the Continue button.
  7. Open the Start screen and see if the new shortcut is there. If it is, you're done. If not, continue on to step number 8.
  8. Close out of all windows and restart Windows.
  9. If the new shortcut is still not on the Start screen, right-click on the Start screen and choose All Apps. You should see the new icon listed on the left side of the screen.
  10. Right-click on it and choose Pin to Start. It should now be listed on the Start screen.



KB ID# HOW21572
4/30/2017 11:21:20 PM
QYPPRDQBKSWS09 9138 Pro 2017 b8fbc2