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Windows 7: Quick Launch - Enable or Disable

17 May 2016   #360
DjDiabolik

Windows 7 X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DjDiabolik View Post
Point four - i quote:
Code:
Open the hidden Quick Launch folder in the NOTE box above, then right click in the folder and click on New and Shortcut to add a shortcut into Quick Launch instead.
I don't have understand how i need to do...... open the quicklaunch folder in the NOTE.. ok i reach the folder. Inside of this i can watch a hidden folder called "User Pinned"........ i need to create inside this folder a new shortcut to same exaxt folder ? It's right ? And after this ?
This would be to create the shortcut directly in the Quick Launch folder instead of dragging and dropping item on Quick Launch on the taskbar.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DjDiabolik View Post
The next point - i quote:
Code:
Create a new folder, copy the shortcuts in the Quick Launch folder above into the new folder, then pin the new folder to the taskbar instead just like the Quick Launch folder here.
It's a second parts of Precedent point ?? I don't have undestand ? how i need to create a new folder ? And the quick launch shortcut it's the same shortcut created on Point four ? I don't have understand this parts..........

The last point - Speak again about fix.......... i already explain i can't apply......
This is to create a new folder where you like, create shortcuts you want in this new folder, then pin the folder to your taskbar to use instead of Quick Launch. The tutorial link in that point will show you how to pin a folder to the taskbar.

Ah ok... i understand this workaround but it's not the same result at the end


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17 May 2016   #361
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yeah, it's only a workaround and not quite the same as Quick Launch, but both are essentially a toolbar on the taskbar.
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20 May 2016   #362
DjDiabolik

Windows 7 X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Yeah, it's only a workaround and not quite the same as Quick Launch, but both are essentially a toolbar on the taskbar.
mmmmmmmm.... you can know if it's possible to create a multichoice folder on main start menu ?

For now i have pinned this "folder" on my start menu... here the screenshot:


But if it's possible to create a multichoice folder i thinks it's a great feature.......... apparently here it's no possibly to obtain but it's possible to obtain this only if i create a folder in "All Programs" section.....




Otherwise after some search over internet and also in other italian forum i have found a registry value when it's this "Quick Launch" toolbars it's been stored.

I have exported this section of my registry:
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Streams\Desktop]
"TaskbarWinXP"=hex:0c,00,00,00,08,00,00,00,02,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,b0,e2,2b,d8,\
  64,57,d0,11,a9,6e,00,c0,4f,d7,05,a2,22,00,1c,00,0a,10,00,00,01,00,00,00,01,\
  00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,4c,00,00,00,01,14,02,00,00,00,\
  00,00,c0,00,00,00,00,00,00,46,81,01,00,00,11,00,00,00,70,58,76,b2,9a,28,d1,\
  01,e0,4d,4f,c1,7e,ab,d1,01,e0,4d,4f,c1,7e,ab,d1,01,00,10,00,00,00,00,00,00,\
  01,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,87,00,14,00,1f,50,e0,4f,d0,\
  20,ea,3a,69,10,a2,d8,08,00,2b,30,30,9d,19,00,2f,43,3a,5c,00,00,00,00,00,00,\
  00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,58,00,31,00,00,00,00,00,ab,48,e4,61,\
  11,00,41,41,41,52,41,50,7e,31,00,00,40,00,08,00,04,00,ef,be,7a,47,63,b4,ab,\
  48,e4,61,2a,00,00,00,fe,09,03,00,00,00,56,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,\
  00,00,00,00,41,00,41,00,41,00,52,00,61,00,70,00,69,00,64,00,69,00,00,00,18,\
  00,00,00,60,00,00,00,03,00,00,a0,58,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,64,69,61,62,6f,6c,\
  69,6b,2d,73,65,76,65,6e,00,00,a2,7d,6a,21,35,37,ae,44,a5,72,08,88,c5,b7,a4,\
  84,1d,b5,03,63,36,94,e5,11,b1,2f,90,e6,ba,dc,8e,cf,a2,7d,6a,21,35,37,ae,44,\
  a5,72,08,88,c5,b7,a4,84,1d,b5,03,63,36,94,e5,11,b1,2f,90,e6,ba,dc,8e,cf,00,\
  00,00,00,b6,00,00,00,40,07,00,00,00,00,00,00,1e,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,\
  00,00,28,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,01,00,00,00,01,00,00,00,aa,4f,28,68,48,6a,d0,\
  11,8c,78,00,c0,4f,d9,18,b4,74,04,00,00,40,0d,00,00,00,00,00,00,28,00,00,00,\
  00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,28,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,01,00,00,00
Apparently after X days this value it's disappering itself from registry and the quicklaunch disappears.
When it's append i can now re-add this .reg files but i need also after to kill the explorer.exe process and immediatelly relaunch it and the quick lauch toolbars reappears.
I thinks it's impossible to know because this value it's disappering and how i know if this appening in shutdown procedure on during the login operation...............
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 May 2016   #363
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You could use the free program "Classic Shell" customize the Start Menu like that.

Classic Shell - Start menu and other Windows enhancements

Classic Shell: FAQ
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20 May 2016   #364
DjDiabolik

Windows 7 X64
 
 

WOW!! I have some another workaround!! I have created this... look my "NEW" start menu:


I have used this:
Client

After that i have pinned the APP on StartMenu........ launched the APP and created all link for my prefer app and save it!

At the end........ i follow this guide:
Taskbar - Pin or Unpin a Folder

And i have changed the ICON and the name for obtain what you can watch from screenshot!
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