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Windows 7: Disappearing toolbar

12 Sep 2009   #11
Antman

 

Odd. It is surviving reboot here. What is the exact folder/path that you are using?

Select the tarhet folder, hold SHIFT. right click COPY AS PATH - post it here.


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12 Sep 2009   #12
Kari

 

Like so often before, it seems I don't understand these complaints of Quick Launch. Am I missing something? Mine works perfectly, doing exactly what Quick Launch is supposed to do. When I want to add a new application to it, I just drag and drop the icon there.

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12 Sep 2009   #13
Antman

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
Like so often before, it seems I don't understand these complaints of Quick Launch. Am I missing something? Mine works perfectly, doing exactly what quick Launch is supposed to do. When I want to add a new application to it, I just drag and drop the icon there.
I will try it again. One advantage to my new method - I don't have the new Quick Launch location in my archive routine. I don't want all of the default and uninvited guests there.

I do agree with the underlying point - whatever is causing the toolbar to disappear remains unidentified.
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12 Sep 2009   #14
Antman

 

whs - system specs would be nice. at least the OS and release.
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12 Sep 2009   #15
Kari

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
whs - system specs would be nice. at least the OS and release.
And which type of user account you are using?
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12 Sep 2009   #16
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

I can't stand a messy desktop, so I have one folder with several other folders in it.
This one folder can be sent to quick launch. This is quick and easy for me to pull up what I need


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12 Sep 2009   #17
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Hi Antman,
1. The path is normal. C:>user>myname>desktop>toolbar
2. The system is Windows7 RT that I am running right now in a vBox virtual partition. Host system is Vista on a Q6600 with 4GB of RAM.
I have another setup on an SSD, but that is at another location (6000 miles away).
3. User account is "Administrator".
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12 Sep 2009   #18
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
Like so often before, it seems I don't understand these complaints of Quick Launch. Am I missing something? Mine works perfectly, doing exactly what Quick Launch is supposed to do. When I want to add a new application to it, I just drag and drop the icon there.

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I am not really complaining about the Quick Launch tweak in W7, it is the drag and drop part that I do not like. I have an easier time to keep order in my repository folder.
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12 Sep 2009   #19
Orbital Shark

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Hi Antman,
1. The path is normal. C:>user>myname>desktop>toolbar
2. The system is Windows7 RT that I am running right now in a vBox virtual partition. Host system is Vista on a Q6600 with 4GB of RAM.
I have another setup on an SSD, but that is at another location (6000 miles away).
3. User account is "Administrator".
Part 2 could be the problem, is vBox set up to save any session information after you close the session?
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12 Sep 2009   #20
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I do not close vBox. I just shut down W7. But I will check whether there is a specific vBox setting that I may have missed.
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