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Windows 7: Ribbon of folders on desktop

14 Dec 2011   #1
thewolfe

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Ribbon of folders on desktop

A friend sent me a screenshot of his desktop. he now has a ribbon of folders all up the leftside above his start button.

It has Desktop, Documents, Links, Favorites, Videos, Search....

He's probably drug something with his mouse.

Any ideas?


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14 Dec 2011   #2
zigzag3143

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thewolfe View Post
A friend sent me a screenshot of his desktop. he now has a ribbon of folders all up the leftside above his start button.

It has Desktop, Documents, Links, Favorites, Videos, Search....

He's probably drug something with his mouse.

Any ideas?
Upload the screenshot and we can tell you what it is.

Something like this?
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14 Dec 2011   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

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It may be a dock. I have the Rocket Dock which can also be on top and can hold any shortcut.


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15 Dec 2011   #4
thewolfe

Windows 7
 
 

Here we go I think.

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15 Dec 2011   #5
koolkat77

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he created a docked folder?
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15 Dec 2011   #6
whs
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Good job.
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15 Dec 2011   #7
thewolfe

Windows 7
 
 

Now how does he "un_create" a doc folder.
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15 Dec 2011   #8
whs
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If it is Rocket Dock, just pull it out of the dock. It will "explode".
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15 Dec 2011   #9
thewolfe

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It's not a Rocket Dock.
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15 Dec 2011   #10
derekimo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thewolfe View Post
Here we go I think.

That is a Vista taskbar, and it looks like those are all the user folders.

Not sure how he got them lined up like that, it's almost like a custom quick launch toolbar, but those are usually on the other end of the taskbar.

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