Create Favourites & Desktop Shortcuts for Osprey

Updated Jul 29th, 2020

Who is this guide for?

Any Users

Set Osprey as your home page

Right click the Start Button, select Run, enter inetcpl.cpl and click OK to bring up your ‘Internet Properties’ panel:

On the ‘General’ tab will be a ‘Home Page’ area. Enter your Osprey URL here:

Now click on the ‘Apply’ button and then select ‘OK’ to save your changes. The next time you open your browser, or select the Home page, your Osprey login screen will appear.

Add Osprey to your Favourites

You may also add Osprey to your ‘Favourites’ list of websites. To do this, navigate to your Osprey sign in page using your browser and then select the option to ‘Add to Favourites’.

A message box will now appear allowing you to choose a relevant name for your new shortcut. You will also be able to select a specific folder in your ‘Favourites’ list to place it in if you wish.

Once selected, click ‘OK’ and Osprey should now appear in your favourites list, as shown below.

Create a desktop shortcut for Osprey

Ensuring that all other programs are closed, navigate to your Osprey site in your browser. Use the square icon in the top right of your browser to make the browser window smaller.

Click and drag the small Osprey icon from the web address bar at the top to your desktop: