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Windows 7: How to create my own folder links in the Start Menu

09 Nov 2010   #21

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I keep a clear desktop as well and use auto-hide; but 'getting rid' of the taskbar 'altogether' serves no point; and having a small icon (which you can make look anyway you wish) for two folders, is not cluttering anything. You have been given practical solutions that are more efficient than your request; if your conceptual model of an 'uncluttered' computer denies you from making use of beneficial features, then that is a self-limiting model. Good luck.
That's not in any way helpful. How I work and want my PC to look/function is my business and not for you judge. I come to this forum to seek assistance in achieving what I want. If you can't help then please don't.
My statement was not meant as an attack. "...if your conceptual model of an 'uncluttered' computer denies you from making use of beneficial features, then that is a self-limiting model." This is in fact a helpful statement if: I help you to modify your model, allowing you to make use of the possibilities you are unnecessarily limiting yourself from choosing.

However, I will admit, that internet forums may not be the right place to encourage psychological breakthroughs.

Furthermore, I also put time and effort into providing you with the closest options based on your desires. Subsequently telling me, "If you can't help then please don't." amounts to the reciprocation I have received from trying to help you.
Relax, son. No-one said you were attacking anything. Bear in two things: a) I want to do something specific and b) your response to my request is to tell that what I want is a waste of time and I should rather do it your way. This completely misses the point of my thread.

On top of that you make the remark that this isn't the place to encourage psychological breakthrough. That is very uncalled for.

Please don't reply to future threads of mine if you can't help.

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09 Nov 2010   #22

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I'm relaxed, mom.

"If you can't help then please don't."

"Please don't reply to future threads of mine if you can't help. "

You can be sure I won't. However, lets not mix words; in this case there is a difference between: me not being able to help, and you being unable to be helped.

Since you have already forgotten, I provided you with the closest possibility based on your desires:

"You could right-click the start-button and go to "Properties" then "Customize", where you will select "Favorites menu". You could then clear that out and put the folders you want in there; or you could right-click on "Favorites" in the start menu and click "Properties" and go to the "Location" tab where you can set the path to your desired folder. This might be the closest to what you want.."

You were also provided with the other option by whs:

" can add folder shortcuts to the left side. Just make a shortcut of the subject folder on the desktop, drag it into the Win orb on the bottom left and drop it there."
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