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 PostPost subject: How to: Bring back the Quick Launch bar in 7!        Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2009 3:25 pm 
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Courtesy of maximumpc:
Some of you might like to bring back the quick launch bar in Windows 7. Here's how to do it...

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Bring Quick Launch Back from the Dead
The Quick Launch is superfluous with the presence of the updated Taskbar, but you can still bring it back with the following steps:

• Right-click the Taskbar, hover over Toolbars, and select New Toolbar.
• In the Folder selection field at the bottom, enter the following string:
%userprofile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch
• Turn off the “lock the Taskbar” setting, and right-click on the divider. Disable “Show Text” and “Show Title” and set the view option to “Small Icons”.
• Drag the divider to rearrange the toolbar order to put Quick Launch where you want it, and then right-click the Taskbar to lock it again.


Works fine, especially with the taskbar set to small icons - and brings back the classic "Show Desktop" button too for which I for one am very grateful.


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