The SevenForums.com site has an excellent “How To” on Adding the Quick Launch folder to the Taskbar in Windows 7. You can pin applications to the Taskbar in Windows 7 but soon find the Taskbar cluttered and disorganized. Read on to see you can enable the Quick Launch folder in 2 easy steps.
I use the Quick Launch folder to provide quick access to program shortcuts, folder shortcuts that I access frequently in Windows Explorer, even a shortcut to a .bat file. Tucking all this into a folder that is easy to find and does not require me to open a floating window just to get to the shortcuts is very convenient. I can also control the order of the shortcuts to put related features near each other. I also added the Links Folder from Internet Explorer to my Taskbar.
Adding the Quick Launch folder is done in 2 easy steps.
- Right Click on the Taskbar and choose Toolbars > New Toolbar.
- Type the following in the Address bar %userprofile%AppDataRoamingMicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick Launch
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