Windows® 7 Desktop Quick Launch Bar
Windows 7 is the one of the best and the latest Operating System and is released by Microsoft. This OS has got so many extra features compared to other Operating Systems. Advanced security feature is one of the greatest advantages of Windows 7. This would include setting the colors of desktop icons, desktop background, and window chrome. New Control Panel interface also is accessible through the 'Personalize' context menu item on desktop. As a result, you could have the ability to switch and customize between the themes. Quick Launch Bar and show desktop icon are very useful features as these tools can quickly launch applications.
Following points explain about Quick Launch Bar and the show desktop icon in Windows 7 desktop:
- Role of Quick Launch Bar and show desktop icon
- Adding Quick Launch Bar
- Create show desktop icon
Role of Quick Launch Bar and show desktop icon
There are so many features which are associated with Windows 7. The Quick Launch Bar would enable users to open a program quickly from a shortcut on the taskbar. Show desktop icon would enable you to see the desktop at the moment when you press the icon of show desktop. You do not have to minimize all the files to see the desktop. Then, time consumed would be greatly reduced.
Adding Quick Launch Bar
To add Quick Launch Bar, firstly, you need to right click anywhere on the Task Bar and then select Toolbars. In that, select New toolbar. In that, choose a folder’ dialog box and enter ‘%appdata%microsoftInternet Explorer’ in the address bar. After doing that you have to select ‘Quick Launch’ folder and then click on ‘Select Folder’. You could now see that the Quick Launch toolbar is added to the Taskbar at the right end and is next to the system tray. To move that to favored location, firstly unlock the task bar. You would be able to see dotted lines to the left of the Quick Launch Bar. You could drag and drop the tool bar to where you want.
In order to create a Show Desktop icon in Windows 7, firstly, you have to open Notepad by clicking on Start, All Programs, Accessories and Notepad. In that you need to write the code for creating the icon. That is [Shell] Command=2 IconFile=explorer.exe,3 [Taskbar] Command=ToggleDesktop. Then save that file as Shoe Desktop.zif and click on the toolbars and Quick Launch Bar.
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