Open Programs Fast by Assigning A Shortcut Key
in Windows XP.
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. 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
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