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Create a Desktop Shortcut

Making a shortcut on your desktop enables fast and easy access to your host Windows or Mac computer. It is convenient for users who frequently use the same client computer to connect to the same host computer. This shortcut will take you directly to the Enter Access Code window, bypassing the usual password login page.

This page will also address how to To create a web shortcut from a Windows or Mac client computer, follow these steps: and how to To revoke all desktop shortcuts from your host computer, follow these steps: associated with your host computer . Please note that you will not be able to create a desktop shortcut if you are a guest user.

To create a desktop shortcut from a Windows client computer, follow these steps:

1. Connect to your Windows or Mac host computer.

2. In the Viewer, click File > Create Shortcut to "Computer name"

3. Select Yes.

4. Enter your account password and click Continue.

4. After selecting OK, you will notice a new GoToMyPC icon with the host computer's name on your client computer.

To create a desktop shortcut from a Mac client computer, follow these steps:

1. Connect to your Window or Mac host computer.

2. In the upper toolbar of your Mac, select Tools > Create Shortcut to "computer name"

3. Enter your account password and click Continue.

4. After selecting OK, you will notice a new GoToMyPC icon with the host computer's name on your client computer.

To create a web shortcut from a Windows or Mac client computer, follow these steps:

1. Log in to your account at www.gotomypc.com.

2. In the My Computers page, select the Options link next to the host computer you wish to create a web shortcut to.

3. Click Shortcut next to "Create a Web shortcut to "computer name".

4. Copy the given link and paste into a browser. You must bookmark this page for faster access and connection to GoToMyPC.

To revoke all desktop shortcuts from your host computer, follow these steps:

1. Log in to your account at www.gotomypc.com.

2. In the My Computers page, select the Options link next to the host computer you wish to revoke all desktop shortcuts.

3. Click revoke next to Revoke all shortcuts to "computer name"..

Note: If you do not see this feature, it may be because you are a user on a GoToMyPC Corporate account. Please contact your account administrator to enable this feature for you.

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