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Windows 7: Shortcut to Show Sidebar (icon not windows+G)

31 Mar 2011   #1
vbkun

windows 7 built 7100
 
 
Shortcut to Show Sidebar (icon not windows+G)

Hello!

I'm looking for a way to have something pinned on my taskbar (like a shortcut) to display sidebar, something that works like windows+G.

So far the best I've guessed is to create a shortcut with arguments, the problem is I can't find wich argument shows sidebar's gadgets, just to show their wizzard (/showGadgets).

Anyone knows how to find the argument?


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01 Apr 2011   #2
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

C:/Program Files/Windows Sidebar/sidebar

right click on sidebar, and Pin to Taskbar.

This will also allow you to pin stuff to the taskbar;

7stacks | Alastria Software

Regards....Mike Connor
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10 Apr 2011   #3
vbkun

windows 7 built 7100
 
 

ow sorry Mike i'm not suire i ws clear then

I don't have any problems running it, but i want to have something i can click and bring it forward mainlly like using the shortcut windows+G.
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