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Windows 7: Adding second desktop toolbar in seven?

28 Mar 2010   #1
nonpasaran

vista
 
 
Adding second desktop toolbar in seven?

is it posible to apply this tuttorial in windows 7 ?
Toolbar for the Desktop - Vista Forums[11]=Appearance%20Personalize




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28 Mar 2010   #2
garysgold

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

Sorry Nonpasaran, but that won't work in 7.
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29 Mar 2010   #3
nonpasaran

vista
 
 

thanks garysgold
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29 Mar 2010   #4
garysgold

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

Your welcome.
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23 Nov 2010   #5
fabpolli

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
Add Windows 7 desktop toolbars

Hi, first of all sorry for my bad english.
Thes is a software (Open source) at https://sourceforge.net/p/sevendeskbar for add extra toolbar to windows 7 desktop. is an alpha version.
Best regards
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23 Nov 2010   #6
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Yeah there are a ton of third party tools to do that for 7 like RocketDock and others. One of a small number of explorer/shell backsteps from XP and even Vista in some cases. :/
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16 Aug 2011   #7
flirno

Windows 7 x64 Professional
 
 

I just want a simple one that lets me add as many toolbars as I want anywhere on the desktop like it worked in XP.
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16 Aug 2011   #8
Imperfect1

 
 

Take a look at this excellent instructional video by whs. Toolbars - How to Create and Use - Windows 7 and Vista It shows you how to add toolbars to the desktop. You might be able to use this method to create more than one toolbar.

You might also get some suggestions from these tutorials:
How to Add or Remove a Toolbar on the Taskbar in Vista and Windows 7
How to Enable or Disable Adding and Removing Taskbar Toolbars in Vista and Windows 7

Also, here's some 3rd party help:
RocketDock
Objectdock
Winstep Nexus Dock
StandaloneStack - Free software downloads (It uses the same stacks library as RocketDock. You can have a folder with subfolders of categorized apps that you can use as a toolbar.)
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16 Aug 2011   #9
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by flirno View Post
I just want a simple one that lets me add as many toolbars as I want anywhere on the desktop like it worked in XP.
Just add one toolbar and make subfolders to it. Here is how: Toolbars - How to Use in Windows 7 and Vista
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17 Aug 2011   #10
flirno

Windows 7 x64 Professional
 
 

You misunderstand. I refer to the feature functionality as it worked in XP.

For my three monitors I want one toolbar each.

One bar on the right side of the right monitor, and...
One bar on the left side of the left monitor, and...
One bar on the bottom or on the top of the center monitor.

All three bars configured with different content (application/object links) specific/tailored to what I want to access on/at whatever particular monitor each one is attached to.

THAT is what I find missing that was available in XP (among some others).

THAT is what is not possible in WIN7 (at the moment at least).

There are some 3rd party tools out there yes, but they look like fisher price toys invariably or lack the features or simple non-distracting system integrated appearance of the original.

When I have the time to dig into it I will probably put my own tool together to do just that (I am a software developer). Finding the time is the issue.

Currently I have icons all over the place localized to whatever monitor the desktop real estate is specific to.

I used to have toolbars. Now I have homeless icons in the Desktop Wilderness.

Primitive.

Annoying.

It is a fair user interface step back.
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