How to Add Run Command in Windows 10 Start Menu, Taskbar or Desktop

In this post, we’ll see how to add Run Command in Windows 10 Start menu, Taskbar, and Desktop. Let’s get started.

Start Menu Tile

Steps

  1. Open Start menu. Find and open the “Windows System” folder.

  2. Right-click on “Run.” Click “Pin to Start.”

That’s all. Now, you can see the Run Command as a tile on the right side of the Start menu.

For unpin, check out this guide.

See: How to Create Your Run Command

Taskbar Shortcut

  1. Find and right-click “Run” which is located in the “Windows System” folder.
  2. Click More > Pin to taskbar.

That’s it. You can see the shortcut in the taskbar now.

Desktop Shortcut

If you already have “Run” as a tile in the Start menu, drag and drop that tile to the Desktop and you can see the “Run” shortcut on the Desktop.

Alternatively, you can do the same task by following the below steps:

  1. Open Run Command Box and type “shell:programs” (without quotes) and then press “Enter” key.
  2. Go to “Windows System” folder and then find the “Run” shortcut.
  3. Copy the shortcut and paste it into the Desktop.

Now, you can see the shortcut on the Desktop.

Start Menu Shortcut

Want to add a Run Command shortcut to the left side of the Start Menu? Then here’s what you need to do:

  1. Open Run Command (Windows key + R). Type the command “shell:programs” (without quotes) and then press “Enter.”
  2. Go to “Windows System” folder and then find the “Run” shortcut there. Copy that shortcut.
  3. Click the “Programs” in the address bar. Paste the shortcut into the “Programs” folder.

That’s all. Now, you can see the shortcut on the left side of the Start menu.

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