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Windows 7: windows 7 quick launch like XP / VISTA ?


13 Jun 2009   #1

xp
 
 
windows 7 quick launch like XP / VISTA ?

The only think i still don't like in windows 7 is the quick launch bar and the taskbar,too.
I tried this link : Add the Quick Launch Bar to the Taskbar in Windows 7 :: the How-To Geek
but i just don't like it.
I hope that someone will modify it,soon.
If you have some links /informations/ about that,please post here or PM.
Thanks.

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13 Jun 2009   #2

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Well the link you posted on the how-to-geek seems to be just like what you're after.. So
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13 Jun 2009   #3

xp
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tehelite View Post
Well the link you posted on the how-to-geek seems to be just like what you're after.. So
Not really. I meant exactly like in XP / VISTA.
I tried this one out,but it's not the same like in XP or Vista.
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13 Jun 2009   #4

Win7 x64 X2, Win 8.0 x64, Win8.1 x64, Quad Boot
 
 

It's exactly the same as Vista/xp
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13 Jun 2009   #5

xp
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dixon Butz View Post
It's exactly the same as Vista/xp
Sorry,is not the same. For example : after i opened Mozilla Firefox,and i wanna open again one more,from the quick launch,in XP i just press the Mozilla icon,but in Windows 7 i have to right click on the opened one,and so on....
That's just an example. There is more,but anyway.
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13 Jun 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by melex View Post
Sorry,is not the same. For example : after i opened Mozilla Firefox,and i wanna open again one more,from the quick launch,in XP i just press the Mozilla icon,but in Windows 7 i have to right click on the opened one,and so on....
That's just an example. There is more,but anyway.
If you have applied it correctly that is not the case, all you need to do is create a new toolbar and then add your shorcuts to it and it will behave in the same manner as Quicklaunch.

If you don't want to make your own toolbar then you can easily open up a second instance of an application (eg. IE or Firefox) by clicking on your pinned or running app with the midle button on your mouse.
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13 Jun 2009   #7
ten

XP / Windows 7 Pro RTM
 
 

You may be mixing up the superbar and Quick Launch. I just tested a shortcut on Quick Launch by clicking it twice and it opened twice just like XP.
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13 Jun 2009   #8

xp
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ten View Post
You may be mixing up the superbar and Quick Launch. I just tested a shortcut on Quick Launch by clicking it twice and it opened twice just like XP.
Please give / explain / more details about how to do that.
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13 Jun 2009   #9

7600.20510 x86
 
 

This is mine. To get similar, activate quick launch, then with taskbar not locked, right click in the quick launch and select view | large icons. Also, uncheck show title. Then lock the taskbar again if that's how you like it.

Also, I'm using a double sized taskbar as you can see.


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13 Jun 2009   #10
ten

XP / Windows 7 Pro RTM
 
 

Look at image. I left it showing the title so it's easier to distinguish.
windows 7 quick launch like XP / VISTA ?-windowclipping-2-.png
On the right is Quick Launch and on the left is the superbar. The superbar is something like a Quick Launch and taskbar combined. You can remove all the pinned items from the superbar if you want to achieve something similar to XP.

Here it is looking and acting almost identical to XP.
windows 7 quick launch like XP / VISTA ?-windowclipping-3-.png


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