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Windows 7: Quick start Icons

18 Jul 2013   #1

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Quick start Icons

hi,

Windows 7, 64-bit.
I'm reinstalling Windows 7.
The "quick start icons" behavior differently.
My quick start icons are FireFox,IE, hp, and Explorer.
When I click on FF or IE, the browser replaces that icon and pushes everything to the right.
I don't remember that happening before in my last setup.
It use to put the browser after any or all the quick start Icons.

what behavior is correct?

Joe


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18 Jul 2013   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I just checked old XP and the icons do not get replaced with the browser.
The browser appears after the quick start icons.
Joe
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18 Jul 2013   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

After you start FF from your quick start and it opens right click on the open icon and pin it to the taskbar then unpin the 1st icon and see if that works.

Jerry
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18 Jul 2013   #4
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64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Joe,

Do you mean the icons in Quick Launch instead?

If so, do you have all the icons showing and none hidden in the arrow menu?

Please go ahead and post a screenshot showing this to see if anything stands out.

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18 Jul 2013   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

if the upload worked,

It has changed, now all the browsers are piled up on each other.
The first quick icon FF has 3 browsers and IE has 2 browsers.
Basically, what i want is for the browsers to show after the quick start icons.
Not piled up under the FF icon or IE icon.


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18 Jul 2013   #6

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18 Jul 2013   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
back where i was

"never combine" from task bar properties
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18 Jul 2013   #8

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back where i was

never combine from taskbar properties got me to where i was


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18 Jul 2013   #9
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Try click and drag the browsers' icons to where you want then on the Task Bar. Open a browser.
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18 Jul 2013   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Try click and drag the browsers' icons to where you want then on the Task Bar. Open a browser.
If I open a browser I lose my quick start icon.
The quick start icon got replace with this browser. It might come back when close this browser and it did.
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