Create a Desktop Shortcut (Legacy)

This help article contains instructions for the Legacy Version of Rentec Direct. More information about the latest version of Rentec Direct can be found here: The Remodel | Rentec Direct’s Newest Software Update

For quick access to your Rentec Direct software, you may wish to create a desktop shortcut. The following steps will guide you through the process of creating that shortcut.

Important Note: These instructions are intended while using Firefox, Chrome, or Internet Explorer (IE) browsers. Other browsers and Chromebook enabled browsers might not allow shortcuts. 

Create a Desktop Shortcut

From the Rentec Direct login page:

  1. Re-size your Web browser so you can see the browser and your desktop on the same screen.
  2. Left-click the icon located to the left side of the address bar.

    Note: in the image below, the icon looks like a green padlock, it may appear as a black icon.
  3. Continue to hold down the mouse button and drag the icon to your desktop. This creates a shortcut.

creating a desktop shortcut

Note: If you wish, after creating the shortcut you can right-click on the icon and select Rename to edit the text description.ote

renaming a desktop shortcut

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