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Create a Desktop Folder

SHSU Technology Tutorials | Desktop Folder | Creating a Desktop Folder (PC)

Creating a Desktop folder to save files.

Saving files to this location will not increase the size of your SHSU profile.


Go to the Start menu and then select Your Username on Your Node (My Computer on non-networked machines)













Select  Either Network Drive (S:) or (T:)

Choose the S drive if the data that you are storing is under 1 GB. (1000 MB). Choose T drive if the data you are storing is 1 GB or above, or if it needs to be accessed by additional users.

NOTE: If you have data that you need to be secure but that is larger than 1 GB there is a guide for that here.


 Select File > New > Folder


 Name the Folder with your USERNAME


Right-click on the Desktop Folder and then select Create Shortcut



Now you can drag that folder's Shortcut to your Desktop and save any files that you need into this folder.


You now have a Desktop Folder on the Desktop that will not interfere with the size of your SHSU profile.


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