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Open Programs Fast by Assigning A Shortcut Key

Here is a time saving tip that is sure to appease those with a need for speed. Set your favorite programs to launch using a shortcut key in Windows XP. With a shortcut key you can launch any program with the tap of a few keys on your keyboard. You choose the program(s) and what key strokes.

Locate the icon of the program that you want to launch faster. Then right click on it and select Properties.

Then put the mouse cursor in the Shortcut Key box (click on the word None )

Choose a key combination that you want to use as a shortcut key using any combination of CONTROL, ALT and/or SHIFT keys along with any regular keyboard character (alphanumeric). Then, on your keyboard, hit that key combination. You will see your key combinations appear as you press them

Then Click Apply. Now test it out, hit the same key combination and your program will open.

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