Create Apps Folder Shortcut on Desktop in Windows 8

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    The first thing that we need to do is right-click on an empty space on the desktop, hover over "New" and click "Shortcut"
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    For the location, type in "explorer shell
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    appsfolder" and click "Next".
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    Now we need to name it and click "Finish"
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    We can name it anything. We'll name it "Apps".
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    Once this is done, if we double click on the "Apps" shortcut, we will be brought to the apps that are installed and shown on the Start menu
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to create a shortcut for apps on a Windows 8 computer
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Recent edits by: Crystal, Lukward Thomason

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