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Windows 7: legacy settings in Windows 7

15 Apr 2010   #1

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legacy settings in Windows 7

Is anyone aware of any settings in windows 7 that would make it act like a previous version of windows? I had windows 7 reinstalled after having problems and after getting my computer back the quick launch icons are not behaving like they should.

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15 Apr 2010   #2

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If you describe the problem with the icons, we may be able to help.
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15 Apr 2010   #3

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I am not quite sure what you mean by the icons not displaying correctly. But, take a look at this and see if it helps you find a solution. - Quick Launch - Enable or Disable.

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