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Windows 7: Enabling shortcut/folder toolbar.

26 Mar 2010   #1
Jamais Vu

Window 7 32bit
 
 
Enabling shortcut/folder toolbar.

Sorry this is so general but my my friend tells me that the toolbar in this image is real but has no idea how to enable it. My question is this: is the toolbar real, and if so, how can it be enabled?

I thought it looked similar to the shortcut toolbar but dragging folders to the edge of the screen in Windows 7 wasn't working.




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26 Mar 2010   #2
WalkerA WinTeam

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) *** Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), OSX 10.6
 
 

Hi Jamais Vu,

Not sure if this is what you're looking for, hope it helps... Vista Windows Sidebar - Reinstate on Windows 7

Cheers,

Walker
Windows Outreach Team
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26 Mar 2010   #3
Jamais Vu

Window 7 32bit
 
 

That looks like it would do the what I want but unfortunately I don't have a Windows Vista partition. If I understood the directions correctly I would need the Vista folder with the side bar there for this to work.
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26 Mar 2010   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Jamais,

Yes, you will need a copy from Vista for this. If you have a friend that has Vista, you can copy it from their system. If you have a Vista installation disc, then you could extract the needed files from the Vista installation disc to use as well.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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26 Mar 2010   #5
Jamais Vu

Window 7 32bit
 
 

I was able to get this to work using a friend's Vista disk. Thanks Walker and Brink.
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26 Mar 2010   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

That's great news Jamais.
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29 Mar 2010   #7
WalkerA WinTeam

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) *** Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), OSX 10.6
 
 

Glad you were able to reinstate the Vista sidebar, Jamais - thanks Brink!

Walker
Windows Outreach Team
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