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Windows 7: Have drive icon directly on Taskbar? Not Explorer?

02 Nov 2009   #1
CowPieSoup

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Have drive icon directly on Taskbar? Not Explorer?

Is it possible to have the Drive icon DIRECTLY on the taskbar instead of pinned to the Explorer icon? I am actually having trouble filling my taskbar and I would like to be able to use all three drive icons. I would also like to be able to put folders directly on the taskbar, too.


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02 Nov 2009   #2
MallRat

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit RTM
 
 

You can put an explorer shortcut to the taskbar, and let it point to the drive when it opens.

Windows Explorer Taskbar Icon - Change Open To Target

Then just replace the icon with the drive icon.

That's it...
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02 Nov 2009   #3
CowPieSoup

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Yeah... "That's it" doesn't help when you aren't sure on how to do it. Link please?
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02 Nov 2009   #4
MallRat

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit RTM
 
 

And to change the icon, rightclick the shortcut, properties, change icon...
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02 Nov 2009   #5
gohardsupreme

windows 7 home premium sp1 x86
 
 

this should help you out
Pinning to taskbar
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02 Nov 2009   #6
MallRat

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit RTM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gohardsupreme View Post
this should help you out
Pinning to taskbar
the link was allready in second post
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02 Nov 2009   #7
gohardsupreme

windows 7 home premium sp1 x86
 
 

my bad. i missed that
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02 Nov 2009   #8
CowPieSoup

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks, got it.
Looks quite a bit better now.
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