Have you ever wanted the ability to place shortcut icons somewhere other than the Start menu or the desktop? For example, suppose you're troubleshooting a problem with a user's computer, and you've installed some diagnostics tools that you don't want the user messing around with.
Windows XP comes with an updated version of the Windows 3.x Program Manager, which you can use to store and access shortcuts to any application that you don't want to appear as a shortcut on the Start menu or desktop.
To access Program Manager, follow these steps:
When you see the Program Manager interface, start by creating a program group. Follow these steps:
You can now add shortcuts to the new program group. Follow these steps: