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Windows 7: Quick Launch folder issue

09 Sep 2010   #11
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Tendancy,

Here's a copy of the "Quick Launch" folder from my system in a ZIP file. If you like you can download it, extract the "Quick Launch" folder to your Desktop, right click on each shortcut in the folder and click on "Properties", "General" tab and "Unblock", then move it into the "C:\Users\Luc\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer" folder.

Hope this helps,
Shawn




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09 Sep 2010   #12
Tendency

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I already tried it by making a copy of it from the Default account, but alright I extracted it directly to: "C:\Users\Luc\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer" let me reboot and see what happens.
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09 Sep 2010   #13
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Nar, you will need to extract the folder to your desktop first, then right click on each shortcut in the folder and click on "Properties", "General" tab and "Unblock", then move it into the "C:\Users\Luc\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer" folder.

If not, you would have to click on the "Open" button everytime you used a shortcut in Quick Launch.
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09 Sep 2010   #14
Tendency

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Unblock? It wasn't even blocked, so there was nothing to unblock.

I tried your Quick Launch folder, and it's like completely the same settings-wise. For the rest I don't see why my own folder wouldn't work, and yours would. I can ofcourse copy my current favourites into the Quick Launch folder sent by you.

If the order gets reset again, I will let you know.
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09 Sep 2010   #15
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

May I make a suggestion. Rather than using the tweaked Quick Launch, I suggest you use the toolbars that do exactly the same but are a lot more flexible and offer a lot more options. And a toolbar is repaired in a couple of minutes should something happen. If you have a minute, watch my little video tutorial and you will see. Toolbars - How to Use in Windows 7 and Vista
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09 Sep 2010   #16
Tendency

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
May I make a suggestion. Rather than using the tweaked Quick Launch, I suggest you use the toolbars that do exactly the same but are a lot more flexible and offer a lot more options. And a toolbar is repaired in a couple of minutes should something happen. If you have a minute, watch my little video tutorial and you will see. Toolbars - How to Use in Windows 7 and Vista
I appreciate your suggestion, and I will definitely look into it. But at first I want my Quick Launch to be fixed without having to do a restore or a system reset. I have a feeling that it's a specific option within my Quick Launch folder.

If not, I'm kinda lost! :P
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09 Sep 2010   #17
Tendency

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Okay since there aren't any solutions available on the internet, I had to find one myself. Well I found one, hope it lasts long enough! This is how they look like when sorted automatically..

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09 Sep 2010   #18
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I'm glad to see that you found a workaround.
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09 Sep 2010   #19
Tendency

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

An ugly one, but it works.. hope this issue won't get any worse! Thank you for the awesome support guys, cheers!
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