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Windows 7: Toolbar at top screen - NOT taskbar

21 Nov 2010   #1
manwithcake

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
Toolbar at top screen - NOT taskbar

Hi all,
Just migrated from XP to 7 and one thing I'd like to do is set up my desktop the way it was in XP. I've done just about all the tweaks to accomplish that, but 7 won't let me add a toolbar to the top of the screen as I could in XP. I don't like the dock that came with this computer and I'd rather make my own toolbar. Any way to achieve this? Thanks.

PS. I'm not talking about moving the taskbar or quickbar to the top of the screen. This would be a separate toolbar with a folder as it's contents.


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21 Nov 2010   #2
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

You could try Stardock.com - Your Edge In Software
or About RocketDock - RocketDock.com they both have a free version
Jerry
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21 Nov 2010   #3
manwithcake

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
You could try Stardock.com - Your Edge In Software
or About RocketDock - RocketDock.com they both have a free version
Jerry
Thanks for the response. I am aware of 3rd party apps that I could try. Are you saying there is no way to do what I want to do with Windows 7?
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21 Nov 2010   #4
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by manwithcake View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
You could try Stardock.com - Your Edge In Software
or About RocketDock - RocketDock.com they both have a free version
Jerry
Thanks for the response. I am aware of 3rd party apps that I could try. Are you saying there is no way to do what I want to do with Windows 7?
I am not sure will wait for others to reply
Jerry
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21 Nov 2010   #5
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

manwithcake, no - the "toolbar" is lost forever in Windows 7. It's a sad fact...

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