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Windows 7: Quick Launch Problems


17 Jul 2010   #1

windows 7
 
 
Quick Launch Problems

I activated quick launch like it had been in previous versions of Windows.

It works great, and I love it.

However, there's an icon on there that seems to be invalid. I get that weird Windows icon that comes up when a file is bad, and when I hover over it, it tells me it's an iTunes shortcut. I've tried to delete it, tried to remove it from the quick launch, tried to move it to the desktop - nothing works. I can't get it out of my quick launch area.

I've attached a screen shot of what the error message is when I try to do anything to it.

Anyone have any suggestions?

Thanx,
Jamie

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17 Jul 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Open the quicklaunch folder and try refreshing it.

~Lordbob
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17 Jul 2010   #3

windows 7
 
 
Sollution

Right click on the icon and select, remove or exit or quit....etc..

let us know whether you are able to do that...
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17 Jul 2010   #4

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Hi

Go To C:\Users\<Username>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar

Change the Username above to the account name on your PC - You can delete the entry from there
Don't forget to enable "Show Hidden Files, Folders and Drives" under the View Tab in Folder options
Hope this helps

Regards
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17 Jul 2010   #5

windows 7
 
 

Yeah, that was the first thing I did, but thanx. I'm pretty computer savvy - used to do support way back when - so I did all the things I can think of. This was obviously the first step.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Delphin View Post
Right click on the icon and select, remove or exit or quit....etc..

let us know whether you are able to do that...
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17 Jul 2010   #6

windows 7
 
 

Well, it's logical, but when I go into that folder (and yes, I unhid everything), there's nothing there. *sigh* It's like this icon is a phantom icon. That folder is completely empty.

Any other suggestions?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lomai View Post
Hi

Go To C:\Users\<Username>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar

Change the Username above to the account name on your PC - You can delete the entry from there
Don't forget to enable "Show Hidden Files, Folders and Drives" under the View Tab in Folder options
Hope this helps

Regards
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17 Jul 2010   #7

windows 7
 
 

No dice on that, either.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
Open the quicklaunch folder and try refreshing it.

~Lordbob
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17 Jul 2010   #8

windows 7
 
 

Well, I wound up turning QL off and then turning it back on and that seems to have fixed the problem. Thanx for all the suggestions, all!
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17 Jul 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jamieresearch View Post
Well, I wound up turning QL off and then turning it back on and that seems to have fixed the problem. Thanx for all the suggestions, all!
I guess it just had an error. Glad it works now.

~Lordbob
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