JSI Tip 0849. New Shortcut Wizard.

When you right click a blank area of the desktop and choose New / Shortcut, the New Shortcut Wizard should be invoked.

If this does not happen, browse to:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.lnk\ShellNew\Command

and verify that this type REG_SZ value name has the following data value:

RunDLL32 AppWiz.Cpl,NewLinkHere %1

If you would prefer to create the shortcut without the wizard, and edit the shortcut Properties manually, change the data value to:

RunDLL32 AppWiz.Cpl,NewLinkHere %2

You do not have to restart your computer for this to take effect.

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