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This tip shows you an alternate way to add Notepad.exe as a shortcut
- Open Explorer and find the directory containing Notepad.exe -- usually %windir%System32notepad.exe.
- Open another Explorer window with the `SendTo' directory open under the 'Documents and Settings' folder for your user name (the 'View hidden files and folders' attribute needs to be set to 'Allow' in the 'Folder Options/View' tab).
- Right click and select 'Notepad.exe' and then drag and drop it onto the 'SendTo' folder.
- Release the mouse button and select the option to create a shortcut.
This was first published in October 2002