What is .DESKLINK file extension?
.DESKLINK file extension is a known file type. This section tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
File that enables Windows users to create shortcuts on the desktop when right-clicking a file or folder and selecting the SendTo ? Desktop (create shortcut) option; does not contain any data, but exists as an empty file that notifies Windows to display the menu option.
When selecting the SendTo menu option, Windows searches a specific user folder on the system to get the list of menu items to display. For example, in Windows 7, a DESKLINK file named Desktop (create shortcut).DeskLink is stored for each user in the [user]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo\ directory. This notifies Windows to display a menu option for SendTo ? Desktop (create shortcut) for that specific user.
Other examples of SendTo menu option files include .ZFSENDTOTARGET for creating compressed .ZIP folders and .MAPIMAIL for sending a file or folder via email.
NOTE: Windows does not show the ".desklink" extension. DESKLINK files are supported by Windows 95 and later.
You can see a list of software programs below that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.