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Programs to Desktop and back ?

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hi, so I thought I would make my Paint program more handy by dragging it to the desktop. But now I can't find Paint in the Programs list, or pull it up from Programs -> Accessories while trying to capture a screenshot on my Dell computer.


Questions~ Where is my Paint Program at? How do I fix what I did?


and, What's the better/easier way to make shortcuts from programs?



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What windows version are you using ?

As a test -->Do you have an image on the desktop ? If so right click on it choose open with paint. See what happens.

Also for now.

Right click the Desktop, point to New, click Shortcut
type mspaint.exe in the location box
Click Next
Name it Paint
Click Finish.

How to create a desktop shortcut?
Open Windows Explorer in Windows 7 or File Explorer in Windows 8.1. Go to the location of the file or folder you want to create a shortcut to. Right-click or press and hold on it and then choose "Send to -> Desktop (create shortcut)". A shortcut is created on the Desktop pointing to the item you have selected.
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