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    Creating a shortcut of Group Policy Editor in Windows 7

    Can we create shortcut in Windows 7 other than default shortcuts. If yes, then I want to create shortcut for Group Policy Editor. Please, help me in creating the shortcut for group policy editor and add it to the taskbar.



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    Re: Creating a shortcut of Group Policy Editor in Windows 7

    STEP 1: Right click on the desktop and select New >> Shortcut.
    STEP 2: A Windows opens and type “c:\windows\system32\gpedit.msc” in the location field.
    STEP 3: Click “Next” to continue.
    STEP 4: Give the name of this shortcut something which is meaningful or easy to remember.
    STEP 5: Click on the “Finish”.
    STEP 6: Now, you have short cut for Group Policy Editor on your Desktop.
    STEP 7: To add it to the Taskbar, drag it and pin it there.
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    Re: Creating a shortcut of Group Policy Editor in Windows 7

    --->right-click on the desktop and select New \ Shortcut
    --->type c:\windows\system32\gpedit.msc as shown below




    --->enter shortcut name of your wish
    --->next finish
    --->thus your icon seen on the desktop
    --->you can customize it according to your need

    hope this will help you

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    Re: Creating a shortcut of Group Policy Editor in Windows 7

    METHODS TO CREATE SHORTCUTS FOR GROUP POLICY EDITOR

    METHOD1 :- BY PROGRAMMING METHOD
    1. Right click on desktop ,,,,,,Then click on New.....Then click on Text Document
    2. Name it Group Policy Editor and type in text file start gpedit.msc
    3. Then Click on File menu.......Then Save As ..... Then save it with Group Policy Editor.bat On Desktop
    4. Now a Bat file is created . Double click on it will open Gpedit.msc

    METHOD 2 :- BY CREATING SHORTCUT
    1 Right Click on Desktop. A pop-up menu appears

    2. In Pop-up menu click on New then click on shortcut
    3. Then Create shortcut Dialog Box appears
    4. In Location Type :- "c:\windows\system32\gpedit.msc". Click Next
    5. Now Give name to Shortcut and Click Finish
    6. A Group Policy Editor Shortcut is created On Desktop
    7. Double Click on this shortcut it will open group Policy Editor

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    Re: Creating a shortcut of Group Policy Editor in Windows 7

    yes, we can create a shortcut for group policy editor on desktop

    here is the procedure to that..

    right click on the desktop
    click in the New and then Shortcut.

    now type this link there.. "c:\windows\system32\gpedit.msc" without quotes.

    click on next
    you will be asked to name it..
    you can name it as Group Policy.
    click Finish.


    that's it, shortcut is on your desktop and you can access it directly from there..

    happy to assist you

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    Re: Creating a shortcut of Group Policy Editor in Windows 7

    To create the shorcut of the group policy follow these steps


    • Right click on the desktop
    • Then select the option New
    • Now select the option shortcut
    • Type the address c:\windows \System32\gpedit.msc in the location field
    • then click on next
    • now give the name here for the shortcut
    • then click on edit
    now you can have the shortcut for the Group policy editor on the home screen

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