Was this page helpful?
Comments or suggestions?
May we contact you? Although a personal response may not be provided, we value your feedback.
Enter Email Address (optional)
This email is invalid
Your appear to have Cookies disabled in your browser. This web site is best viewed with Cookies enabled.
You appear to be using Internet Explorer 6. This web site is best viewed in more recent versions of Internet Explorer.
Add to favorites
Create ad shortcuts icon for QuickBooks Desktop in Windows 8
QuickBooks desktop icons are missing on the Windows 8 desktop.
On the Desktop, create your shortcut as you normally would.
Open Windows Explorer.
, select the
tab and place a checkmark in the
Move, or cut and paste, the
to the folder.
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
screen and see if the new shortcut is there. If it is, you're done. If not, continue on to step number 8.
Close out of all windows and
If the new shortcut is still not on the
screen, right-click on the Start screen
. You should see the new icon listed on the left side of the screen.
on it and choose Pin to Start. It should now be listed on the Start screen.
KB ID# HOW21572
2/21/2017 1:46:32 AM
PPRDQSSWS407 9138 Pro 2017 f119be