As an IT administrator, having the ability to create static Google Chrome desktop icons in Windows 7 can be a useful tool. It can be used to quickly launch the browser without having to manually open it, and also as a way to quickly create shortcuts to websites and webpages.
Creating a static Google Chrome desktop icon in Windows 7 is a simple process. First, open the Chrome browser and click on the “Customize and Control” button in the upper right corner. This will open a drop down menu. Select “Settings” from the menu.
On the settings page, scroll down and click on the “Show advanced settings” link. This will open a new window. Scroll down to the bottom of the window and look for the “Change icon” button. Click on the button to open the “Change Icon” window.
In the “Change Icon” window, select the Chrome icon from the list of available icons. Click “OK” to save your changes. The icon will now appear in the taskbar and on the desktop.
If you would like to create a shortcut to a website or web page, you can do this by right-clicking on the Chrome icon. A drop down menu will open. Select “Properties” from the menu.
In the “Properties” window, click on the “Shortcut” tab. In the “Target” field, enter the URL of the website or web page that you would like to create a shortcut to. Click “Apply” and then “OK” to save your changes. The shortcut will now appear on the desktop.
If you want to add the shortcut to the start menu, right-click on the shortcut and select “Pin to Start Menu” from the drop down menu.
Creating a static Google Chrome desktop icon in Windows 7 is a great way to quickly launch the browser and create shortcuts to websites and webpages. By following the steps above, you can easily create a static Google Chrome desktop icon in Windows 7.