How to Open Chrome, Firefox, and Edge in Windows 10

In this post, we will see:

  • How to Open Chrome in Windows 10
  • How to Open Firefox in Windows 10
  • How to Open Edge in Windows 10
  • How to Create a Chrome Shortcut
  • How to Create a Firefox Shortcut
  • How to Create an Edge Shortcut

Let us begin.

How to Open Google Chrome in Windows 10

Method #1

Open Run Command. In it, type chrome and then hit Enter key.

Note: you can use this command in the following programs too: address bar of File Explorer, address toolbar, and Task Manager (you need to click on File > Run new task to use the command).

Alternatively, you can also use this command – start chrome in the following programs: Command Prompt and PowerShell.

Method #2

Go to the C: > Program Files (x86) > Google > Chrome > Application.

Double-click the chrome.exe file.

Method #3

Open Start menu. Type chrome and you can see the Google Chrome app in the search results. Hit it.

Method #4

Open Start menu. Hit Google Chrome in the G section.


How to Open Firefox in Windows 10

Method #1

Open Run Command. In it, type firefox and then hit Enter key.

Note: you can use this command in the following programs too: address bar of File Explorer, address toolbar, and Task Manager (you need to click on File > Run new task to use the command).

Alternatively, you can also use this command – start chrome in the following programs: Command Prompt and PowerShell.

Method #2

Open Start menu. Hit Firefox, which you can find in the F section.

Method #3

Open Start menu. Type firefox and you can see the Firefox app in the search results. Click on it.

Method #4

Go to C: > Program Files > Mozilla Firefox. Double-click on the firefox.exe file.


How to Open Edge in Windows 10

Method #1

Open Run Command. In it, type msedge and then hit Enter key.

Note: you can use this command in the following programs too: address bar of File Explorer, address toolbar, and Task Manager (you need to click on File > Run new task to use the command).

Alternatively, you can also use this command – start msedge in the following programs: Command Prompt and PowerShell.

Method #2

Open Start menu. Hit Microsoft Edge, which you can find in the M section.

Method #3

Open Start menu. Type edge and you can see the Microsoft Edge in the search results. Click on it.

Method #4

Go to C: > Program Files (x86) > Microsoft > Edge > Application. Double-click on the msedge.exe file.


How to Create Chrome Shortcut in Windows 10

Here, we’ll see the steps to create the Google Chrome shortcut in the Windows 10 desktop. But remember that the steps are the same for creating a shortcut on File Explorer.

Right-click on your desktop’s blank area. Hover your mouse over “New.” Hit “Shortcut.”

In the “Create Shortcut” pop-up, click the “Browse” button. Find and select the “chrome” file. Click on the “Ok” button. Hit the “Next” button.

Now, provide the name for the shortcut as per your liking if you don’t like the suggested name. Click on the “Finish” button.


How to Create Firefox Shortcut in Windows 10

Here, we’ll see the steps to create a Firefox web browser shortcut in Windows 10 desktop. But remember that the steps are the same for creating a shortcut on File Explorer.

Right-click on your desktop’s blank area. Hover your mouse over “New.” Hit “Shortcut,” which you can find under “Folder.”

In the “Create Shortcut” pop-up, click the “Browse” button. Find and select the “firefox” file. Click on the “Ok” button. Hit the “Next” button.

Now, provide the name for the shortcut as per your liking if you don’t like the suggested name. Click on the “Finish” button.


How to Create Edge Shortcut in Windows 10

Here, we’ll see the steps to create an Edge shortcut in Windows 10 desktop. But remember that the steps are the same for creating a shortcut on File Explorer.

Right-click on your desktop’s blank area. Hover your mouse over “New.” Hit “Shortcut,” which you can find under “Folder.”

In the “Create Shortcut” pop-up, click the “Browse” button. Find and select the “msedge” file. Click on the “Ok” button. Hit the “Next” button.

Now, provide the name for the shortcut as per your liking if you don’t like the suggested name. Click on the “Finish” button.