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6 Steps to Create a Shortcut for the Run Command on Windows 10 Desktop

Run command is an easy-to-use tool that can quickly run commands and programs, open folders or files, and etc. If you often need to use the Run command, it's a good idea for you to create a Run desktop shortcut so that you can open it more easily and quickly. Here are six steps to create a shortcut for the Run command on Windows 10 desktop.

create run shortcut

To create a desktop shortcut for the Run command on Windows 10, here's how:

Step 1: Just right-click any blank spaces on the desktop and then choose New > Shortcut accordingly.

select new and shortcut

Step 2: The Create Shortcut wizard will be opened at once, and you need to copy and paste the interlinkage below into the location field, then click Next button.
explorer.exeshell:::{2559a1f3-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}

click next button

Step 3: Input Run in the search area and click Finish button.

type run and click finish

Step 4: There appears a Run folder icon on the desktop, you can right-click it and select properties from the menu.

select properties

Step 5: In Run Properties window, click Change Icon under Shortcut.

change icon

Step 6: In the Change Icon window, you need to browse to select the file C:\Windows\System32\imageres.dll. Next choose the Run command icon and click OK button to create a shortcut for the Run command on Windows 10 desktop.

select run command icon

Definitely, if you desire to change icon of desktop shortcut to be what you want most, please see: how to change icon of desktop shortcut in Windows 10. It can help you change icon for any desktop shortcut at any time.