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Windows 7: Shortcut icons on desktop & desktop toolbar

28 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
Shortcut icons on desktop & desktop toolbar

Hi, I just did a clean install of Windows 7 pro 64 bit on my laptop and am trying to get it back to how it was before. I chose to put my desktop on the toolbar. I went into the personalization and unchecked having the default icons on my desktop and that worked great - they are in the desktop list on the toolbar. What I can't seem to figure out is this:

Everytime I add a shortcut to my desktop it places one on my desktop as well as in the list that is located on my toolbar. I would like for all the shortcuts to be in the toolbar desktop, but not actually visible on my actual desktop. What should I do - can't remember how I got it to work last time.

Thanks!

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28 May 2011   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by voiceofhope View Post
Hi, I just did a clean install of Windows 7 pro 64 bit on my laptop and am trying to get it back to how it was before. I chose to put my desktop on the toolbar. I went into the personalization and unchecked having the default icons on my desktop and that worked great - they are in the desktop list on the toolbar. What I can't seem to figure out is this:

Everytime I add a shortcut to my desktop it places one on my desktop as well as in the list that is located on my toolbar. I would like for all the shortcuts to be in the toolbar desktop, but not actually visible on my actual desktop. What should I do - can't remember how I got it to work last time.

Thanks!
Welcome to the forum,

You can hide the ones on your desktop,

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...hide-show.html
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28 May 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Thanks - totally forgot about that.
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28 May 2011   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by voiceofhope View Post
Thanks - totally forgot about that.
You're welcome.
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