What is a .DESKLINK File And How To Open It

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Have you downloaded a file with .desklink extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .desklink file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .DESKLINK file?

The file extension .DESKLINK is Desktop Shortcut. The file is a system related files.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .desklink file on 1 platform.

How to open a .DESKLINK file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .DESKLINK file on various operating systems.

How to open a .DESKLINK file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .desklink file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Microsoft Windows software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DESKLINK file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Microsoft Windows software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .DESKLINK file?

If you cannot open the .DESKLINK file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .DESKLINK file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .deskthemepack – Microsoft, .desktop – Desktop Entry File, .det – Sage, .dev – Bloodshed, .developerprofile – Apple. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .DESKLINK file with the Microsoft Windows program on Windows.