|23 Nov 2009||#1|
| || |
Start Menu and Taskbar question
Hello forum! Thanks for the detailed info on how to bring the quick launch back brink. If I may, I would like to ask a different question in the same category. Is it possible to somehow delete the useless blank recently opened programs list as illustrated in this image:
and instead replace it with the all programs list as illustrated in this image:
So far I've solved the missing quick launch problem by disabling the storing of recently opened program shortcuts and instead filled the free space with shortcuts by pinning them to the start menu as illustrated in this image:
but this lacks the option of further organizing the list as you can't pin folders to it. That is why having a direct access to the all programs list upon clicking the start menu seems like the best possible solution for many users like me.
On a side note I'd like to add that the reasons why I personally like having a quick launch type of toolbar are the following:
1. Too many shortcuts - as you see in the previous picture I have a lot of shortcuts that I don't use too frequently, plus if I were to pin them all to the taskbar there wouldn't be enough space to support the amount of programs I want to have there.
2. I have disabled the combining of taskbars for efficiency purposes, thus putting all of the shortcuts on the taskbar is not an option. There wouldn't be enough space.
3. The buttons leave a huge gap between them as illustrated in this image:
http://img155.imageshack.us/img155/5715/008tx.png (LINK BROKEN)
and reducing the size of these icons doesn't help either, because unlike the quick launch toolbar, the icons are too far away from each other.
Any help would be much appreciated.
Once again, happy to be here and looking forward to your replies.
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: Start Menu and Taskbar question|
|Pin to Taskbar and Pin to Start Menu Missing from Context Menu Fix||Tutorials|
|Cannot pin to taskbar, start menu or unlock taskbar||General Discussion|
|Why is the context menu in Start Menu and Taskbar so small?||General Discussion|
|Win 7 taskbar all icons from start menu on taskbar||General Discussion|
|Taskbar vs. start menu||General Discussion|
|Taskbar and Start Menu||General Discussion|
|Pin to start menu or taskbar||General Discussion|
|Our Sites ||Site Links ||About Us ||Find Us |
Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:21 AM.