How to create a Minecraft shortcut in Windows 10 and where it appears

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Create a Minecraft shortcut in Windows 10

As we have seen in the introduction to this article, Minecraft is a very famous and captivating video game for people of all ages. Basically what makes this game so popular is the number of users or players that they can run the game on your computer, if you have already installed it on Windows 10 you can update it.

This is mainly due to the fact that the game itself has minimal system requirements. This is why you don't need a state-of-the-art computer because the game is compatible with many types of low-end computers.



But let's answer the question How to create a Minecraft shortcut in Windows 10? Well, the steps are quite simple. For create the link, we will show you step by step how to do it.

If you haven't downloaded Minecraft on your PC yet you can download the latest version for free, once you download the video game, you have to install it on your computer, for this we run the program as administrator and complete the installation steps. Upon completion of the video game installation, it usually comes created automatically a default link.

This shortcut appears on our computer desktop. Obviously this it does not happen in all cases, so if you haven't created a link automatically. Here are the steps to create the link.

Steps to create a Minecraft link

When connecting Minecraft is not displayed when you install it, we can make the link ourselves. For this the steps are quite simple.

First we need to go to the folder where the game was installed. It should be noted that this folder can be chosen in one of the installation steps. If you haven't configured the installation path, it will default to: Local drive C - program file - Minecraft.



In the Minecraft folder, we look for the Minecraft application. You have to keep in mind that we shouldn't be guided by the video game icon rather. Make sure where it says Minecraft comes out in the values ​​" application or, failing that, exe «.

When we find it, we will click only with the right mouse button and then in the list of options that appears, we will click on » create direct access ". Ready! This is how the Minecraft shortcut is created quickly and easily.

We have already created the Minecraft link. But now where does it appear? Well then we'll answer this question easily and simply.

Where is the shortcut?

When we go through all the steps we have already mentioned and create the link. This appare by default in the same folder in where the Minecraft video game is installed.

To easily identify it, it is created with the name " Minecraft direct access ". We can copy and paste this icon to any part or folder we want. But we will teach you a trick to create a link and automatically appear on the desktop in Windows 10. To do this, follow the steps.


We need to locate the installation folder and right-click on the Minecraft video game icon. Then in the list of options, we position the cursor on the option » send to »And then select the option to create» desktop shortcut «.


This way we can have direct access to Minecraft and run the game quickly at any time. Therefore don't waste time searching between folders and create the shortcut for your Minecraft video game, enjoy it to the fullest by downloading maps and worlds in Windows 10.

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