Do you work a lot with Windows shortcuts? Do you want to create shortcuts for frequently used programs and tasks in Windows desktop? Here is a free utility to get the job done. Handy shortcuts can create desktop shortcuts of commonly used tasks like shutting down your computer, hibernation, logoff etc. (also read: get all the Windows commands in one application)
Handy shortcuts is a portable application and can be used in multiple computers from a USB stick.
Here is how the application looks:
You can create desktop shortcuts of the following tasks:
- Lock Windows
- Switch user accounts
- Shutdown Windows
- Logoff Windows
- Hibernate Windows
- Show Desktop
- Add and Remove programs
- Open Device manager
- Launch Windows Security center.
The advanced tab contains some lesser used tasks. It lets you create
- Start Windows defender.
- Start Windows DVD maker
- Disable Windows Firewall
- Safely remove hardware
- Connect to internet
- launch or change Windows screensaver state.
The application looks good and is a quick way to create desktop shortcuts of commonly used tasks. But there aren’t any way to create shortcut for folders, files or any removable drives.
Techie-Buzz rating: 3/5 (average).