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Windows 7: How do I pin a Folder to the Quick Launch area

17 Jul 2015   #1
Nisko

Windows 7
 
 
How do I pin a Folder to the Quick Launch area

I have a folder which contains the programs for Microsoft Office and I would like to pin this folder to the Quick Launch area. Please tell me how to do it. Thank you.


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17 Jul 2015   #2
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Right click on en empty space on the Taskbar, hover over Toolbars and click New Toolbar. Then navigate to the folder destination and click Select Folder.
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17 Jul 2015   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Nisko,

You would basically need to create a shortcut to the folder in the Quick Launch folder to have it show up on the taskbar in Quick Launch.

If you like, the tutorial below will add a Send to -> Quick Launch context menu option to make it easy to add items to Quick Launch.

Quick Launch - Add to "Send to" Context Menu in Windows 8
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17 Jul 2015   #4
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Brink's answer is much better than mine.
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17 Jul 2015   #5
Nisko

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Boozad View Post
Right click on en empty space on the Taskbar, hover over Toolbars and click New Toolbar. Then navigate to the folder destination and click Select Folder.
Sorry, not what I expected. How do I undo what I did?
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17 Jul 2015   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

The tutorial below can help show you how to remove the toolbar.

Taskbar Toolbars
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17 Jul 2015   #7
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nisko View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Boozad View Post
Right click on en empty space on the Taskbar, hover over Toolbars and click New Toolbar. Then navigate to the folder destination and click Select Folder.
Sorry, not what I expected. How do I undo what I did?
Apologies, I hope Brink's tutorial helped you undo the toolbar.
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17 Jul 2015   #8
Nisko

Windows 7
 
 

No problem!
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