Procedure For Enabling And Disabling The Quick Launch Bar Toolbar In Windows 7

Microsoft’s latest software development in the Operating Systems- Windows 7 has a highly enhanced and sophisticated Superbar on the Desktop. This allows the shortcuts of the Icons to be directly placed on it.

In case you are missing your previous taskbar that supported the Quick Launch bar then you shall be happy to know that the company has disabled the Toolbar for Quick Launches. It has not been removed completely from the software yet.

So you can now use the Quick Launch Bar in Windows 7 that was hidden by default by the manufacturer. First you need to right click on the taskbar of Windows 7 and select the Toolbars icon. Select the New Toolbar option there.

Then you require to copy and paste the following folder to the Address box. This shall automatically direct the page to the desired location –

%SystemDrive%\Users\%username%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\

After this you need to locate the quick Launch folder and highlight it. There you also need to click on the button – Select Folder.

In this way a new Quick Launch Toolbar shall be shown on the Windows Taskbar. You will see it near the notification area. Then right click on the Taskbar and uncheck the ‘Lock the Taskbar’ Option. In this way you unlock the Taskbar.

You may also wish to shift the Quick Launch Toolbar besides the Start button as it was in the previous OS. You can also shift it to the left of the Taskbar. For this you require to unpin all the applications in the Superbar by right clicking on every Icon. Then choose the Unpin this Program from the Taskbar option.

Then you may shift the borders of the Quick Launch Toolbar to the left of the Taskbar and next to the Start button. After this re pin all the applications by choosing the Pin this Program to Taskbar option by right clicking on each of them.

It is very simple to disable the Quick Launch toolbar in the Windows 7 operating system than enable it. To disable the Toolbar for Quick Launch in the Windows 7, go to the Toolbars by right clicking on the Taskbar.

Then you need to select the uncheck Quick Launch item. This way the Quick Launch toolbar shall be removed from the Windows taskbar, and all the items of the Toolbar shall be deleted.


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