Microsoft now seems hellbent on churning out increasingly unfriendly, non-intuitive and inefficient means of getting things done on your computer. Doesn't it start on the right side? July 14, 2009 ashish Thank you very much. Again, Thanks.
Why o why did MS get rid of the desktop shortcut!? Note that you'll need to right-click and unlock the taskbar before you can move the toolbar. I just went into search and opened the "What Happened to quicklaunch?" help file. I use the quick launch all the time in XP, and was really missing it in Win 7.
This didn't work for me. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. In a different forum, someone said they did it not by sliding the quicklaunch handle from the right over to the left, but by grabbing the handle on the left end
- Saves space (There are very small icons). 2.
- Suddenly you are spending chunks of time just searching for a simple command, where did they hide it?
- When the taskbar still as apps pinned to it, you can slide the QL just past the normal taskbar just fine.
- It took me awhile to get it working.
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- January 26, 2011 Lis Psycros, you are so right on.
Please try the request again. It's often when the program updates itself I'm assuming you've taken an update or two since the time you first installed the program. FOR ANYONE WONDERING HOW TO GET THE QUICK LAUNCH TO THE LEFT, LIKE WE ALL WANT IT…..SEE "Helpful's" post September 13, 2010 Carl Thanks! I'd like to see someone with very deep pockets and some vision develop an OS that has compatibility layers for OTHER operating systems built right in.
Anyone know how to accomplish this without having to revert back to classic views or older styles? Itunes Download Seriously…thank you. I first noticed this in Office 2007. In the end I went to the actual game icon folder and copied it to a different folder on the desktop and then pointed the icon there by right clicking choosing
It's a hoot. The only way to fix this is either recreate the shortcut/pinned link or update the icon for the shortcut itself by Right Click → Properties → Change Icon... How-To Geek Articles l l Subscribe l l FOLLOW US TWITTER GOOGLE+ FACEBOOK GET UPDATES BY EMAIL Enter your email below to get exclusive access to our best articles and Thanks!!
Leave a Comment Cancel Comment Name (required) Email (will not be published) (required) Website or Blog Connect with Us RSS feed | Email newsletter Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | YouTube And no, I can't fix this without being there as I will check a lot of areas since it's never one thing. Itunes Tips, tricks, solutions? Found the solution here.
I was so frustrated with that aeuro peek think ugh! Greg Thanks so much, this will make life a little bit simpler. April 7, 2009 LORDRAHAB LOL could be a lil easier if we type in the search field "Quick Launch" then it will show a shortcut placed on "all the tasks" of Go to the program's location (i.e.
August 24, 2011 MakDag Greetings from Greece! Microsoft should only add new features, not take away the old ones. these were great instructions !!! For numerous reasons (like not having memorize this stuff) I prefer to create a batch file. @echo off title Fix Broken Taskbar Icons.
You cannot drag the QL bar onto the actual desktop though, if that's what you're asking. Middle clicking any item in the taskbar also starts a new instance. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.
and having to right click the move up and choose show desktop was irritating me to no end!
Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top ruthackermann Posts: 14 This post has been reported. I didn't have any trouble with that. Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top amkeew Posts: 661 This post has been reported. April 13, 2011 COMPUTER.HLP I'm glad to get the Quick Launch feature back in Win7 - the new ‘pinned' Apps feature is okay, but ‘pinning' several frequently used Apps takes up
The Quicklaunch bar (and folder) is present and shows existing icons. Just wanted to say i'm so happy now! September 7, 2010 Jamie Thank you! You will get an option as "Pin to taskbar".
Although its probably easier to key out the show desktop function, i like clicking way more. Im gonna mark this solved as my original proglem has been solved. As i said on another thread, thanks so much! I feel a little bit old and conservative that I always go back to the winxp-logic and look, but for me that is the most logical logic haha November 2, 2011
December 14, 2010 Octavian My friend give my your adress! Only one question, in XP and Vista, all the QL icons were to the left of the open programs. you just drag the dots as you would normally do. Neil Jefferies Thank you for this.
Only problem I have is that it's stuck over on the right-hand end of the taskbar. they showed the pics with it on the left, but no mention on how to get it there!!!!