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Windows XP taskbar question

Old 05-16-02, 09:24 PM
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Windows XP taskbar question

Well... I just got a new laptop as a gift and it has Win XP on it... which I really don't like at this moment.

Anyway, I'd like to put some buttons down in the taskbar so that I only have to click once to open up some frequently used applications. I used to use Win 2000, and all I had to do was drag the application from the start menu down to the taskbar and it would create the shortcut down there for me. I just tried this in WinXP and it doesn't work. Is there another way to do this?

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Old 05-16-02, 09:34 PM
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first, right click on taskbar --> toolbars --> quick launch

now, you can drag shortcuts to the quick launch like in Windows 2000
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Old 05-16-02, 09:39 PM
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that worked. thanks!
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Old 05-16-02, 09:41 PM
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Rightclick taskbar,choose properties,check"Show Quick Launch"and drag any shortcut there just like 98.
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