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Windows 7: Quick Launch - Enable or Disable

04 Feb 2010   #250

Windows 7 x86

Thanks alot!

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04 Feb 2010   #251

Windows 7
Useful information

Thanks very much for the Quick Launch how-to. Saved me a lot of time in trying to figure out where that useful feature was hidden.


Robert Cohn
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04 Feb 2010   #252

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome Robert, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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05 Feb 2010   #253

Win7 Ultimate 32bit

I noted that every few days the Quick launch disappears by itself and I have to re-do the steps again ..
Any one have an idea on this ?!
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05 Feb 2010   #254

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Ahmed,

Sometimes steps 9 or 10 may help with this. If not, the yellow TIP box at the top of the tutorial should work instead.

Hope this helps,
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26 Feb 2010   #255

windows 7 ultimate 64

Thank you very much for this tutorial.

It's a shame that Microsoft didn't set any options to keep some previous default configuration as to add the Quick Lauch set easily(Add least, available from the toobar options).
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26 Feb 2010   #256

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome Kayakee, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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11 Mar 2010   #257

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
Love that Quick Launch

Worked like a charm. I didn't like the pins, missed the quick launch. Well done.
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18 Apr 2010   #258


I'm sorry to bother you geeks once again with this Quick Launch issue of mine, but I'm desperate to find a fix.

I've described the issue here earlier, here's a short version once again:

After a reboot, Quick Launch loses all the shortcut's I've added myself, showing only those shortcuts added by respective installation programs.

For instance, after a reboot I'll add Snipping Tool to Quick Launch. It stays there as long as I do not reboot. It 'survives' hibernation but not reboot, i.e when I hibernate the computer in the evening and resume it next morning, the Snipping Tool shortcut is still in the Quick Launch, but if I shut down and reboot, it's gone and I have to add it manually once again.

Any tip really appreciated.

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18 Apr 2010   #259

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Kari,

Have you tried the 2nd part of the TIP box at the top of the tutorial to pin a folder to the taskbar with the Quick Launch shortcuts copied into it instead? Hopefully that workaround will work for you instead.
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