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Windows 7: Getting Back Vista Quick Launch

11 May 2009   #1
wilsonc

Windows 7 RC1
 
 
Getting Back Vista Quick Launch

Hi Guys,

I used a search but didnt come up with an answer to this, although Im sure it has been discussed in the past so I apologize if its been beat to death already.

So far really enjoying Windows7 but there is one issue driving me nuts. I dont like the way the quick launch is handled. Clicking a quick launch icon like IE for example opens the window in the same icon, to open an additional window you need to RIGHT click and select Internet Explorer. This also makes it tough to see the multiple ungrouped windows along the taskbar you could have before. Also when opening multiple icons from the quick launch they spread out instead of opening an instance to the right of the quick launch bar like by default with vista or XP.

Is there anyway to get this functionality back? It may seem minor to some but I have the majority of my shortcuts as quick launch icons and this is enough to hold me back from deploying as my primary workstation.


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11 May 2009   #2
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Quick Launch - Enable or Disable

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11 May 2009   #3
wilsonc

Windows 7 RC1
 
 

Ahh perfect!! Exactly what I was looking for. This makes it so much easier for getting around quickly!

My apologies for not seeing this.
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11 May 2009   #4
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

It's all good! Glad to have helped. The quick launch is a must-have for me too.
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