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Windows 7: Add Quick Launch to Taskbar - Build 7000

11 Jan 2009   #1
newly

Windows 7
 
 
Add Quick Launch to Taskbar - Build 7000

I tried this tutorial, but it does not work ...

Quick Launch - Enable or Disable

I didn't try Method 3 , but just because that's not how it is supposed to look.

Any other way to add quick launch to windows taskbar?

thanks in advance.


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11 Jan 2009   #2
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Have you tried method one or two? You can drag and drop things to the taskbar pinning them there as well.
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11 Jan 2009   #3
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 
Quick Launch Toolbar

All you have to do is create your own folder named Quick Launch, place your shortcuts in it and then go to your Taskbar and add new toolbar and browse for the folder you just created.

Once you have it on the Taskbar, unlock the Taskbar and move it to a position that your happy with and then right click the Toolbar and deselect show text and show title and there you have a fully functional Quick Launch Bar.

You can also follow the tutorial and apply the same option I have described to position and remove unwanted text.

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11 Jan 2009   #4
Baatfam

Windows 7 Profesional 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by newly View Post
I tried this tutorial, but it does not work ...

Quick Launch - Enable or Disable

I didn't try Method 3 , but just because that's not how it is supposed to look.

Any other way to add quick launch to windows taskbar?

thanks in advance.
Method 1 and 2 don't work with build 7000 according to the tutorial....

But method 3 does work...I just did it.
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11 Jan 2009   #5
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Yeah, my bad.
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11 Jan 2009   #6
newly

Windows 7
 
 

thanks guys, it really works - method three.
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11 Jan 2009   #7
composer

Windows 7 /Windows Vista 32 Ultimate / OS X Leopard
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by newly View Post
thanks guys, it really works - method three.
Why bother doing all this work when you can search in start button, location of program, drag to quick launch? What is the benefit?
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11 Jan 2009   #8
ablib

Vista
 
 

nevermind. i got it.


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11 Jan 2009   #9
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Ablib, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I'm not sure what you mean by this, but you click on the arrow to the right of the Quick Launch toolbar to open the menu to select your shortcut. If you want to add or remove a shortcut, then you can at the Quick Launch folder location.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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18 Oct 2009   #10
phransys

Windows 7 ultimate - Final
 
 
Windows 7 - Restore Your Quick Launch like Vista or XP

1..on your Taskbar,right click,select "Toolbars" and select "New toolbars"
2..(a "New Toolbar-Choose a folder" will pop up)
3..copy and paste "C:\Users\phransys\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\" on the browser and press "enter" on your keyboard.
4..select the Quick Launch folder(or create your own if there isnt and place your shortcuts in it) and click on "select folder"
5..Once you have it on the Taskbar, right click on the taskbar and unlock it.
6..move the Taskbar to a position that you are happy with.
7..then right click the Toolbar and deselect "show text" and "show title".
8..there you have a fully functional Quick Launch Bar.
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