Add Icons To Taskbar In Windows® 7
Icons are the indications used to represent something. In most cases the icons would be images that represent the particular item. The icons of programs in the computers mean the indications of the programs. The icons will represent the behavior of the programs. The icons are usually found in the desktop, taskbar, start menu, etc. The program can be represented with the help of the icons. The pinning or adding of the icons to the taskbar, desktops or the Windows 7 start menu helps the user to access the program easily without the effort of navigating through the system folders. The icons can be added to the taskbar easily by right clicking the program icon. The jump lists, quick launch toolbar, etc are the new features added to the Windows 7 Operating System to help the user with easy steps to manage the taskbar icons. The Windows 7 taskbar option adds the features of both the taskbar and the quick launch option in the system.
Discussed below are some points related with the technique to add an icon on the taskbar in Windows 7 Operating System:
- Features offered by the taskbar in Windows 7
- Steps to add an icon to taskbar
- Points to remember while adding the icons
Features offered by the taskbar in Windows 7
The Windows 7 Operating System offers a much easier and attractive taskbar option to the users. The advanced features are the pinning of the programs, jumplists and the live previews of the windows in the taskbars. The Aero peek feature can be used with the taskbar pinning option. The show desktop option in the taskbar enables the user to get rid of the opened Windows in the taskbar for a while. The icons can be set in order and the programs can be pinned to the taskbar for quick launch.
Steps to add an icon to taskbar
The user can add the currently running program to the taskbar by right clicking on the windows in the taskbar. Then select the pin to taskbar option from the jumplist displayed. The non playing programs can be added to the taskbar by navigating to the program folder from the start menu, all programs option. Right click on the 'Program' option and select the pin to taskbar option. The user can also drag and drop the program to the taskbar from the start menu.
The user should not pin the program shortcut or the parent folder to the taskbar. For unpinning the programs from the taskbar, right click on the 'Program' icon and select unpin this program option from the programs jump list. The programs from the start menu and the desktops can be pinned to the taskbar. But the user could not pin a program from the taskbar to the start menu. The Quick launch toolbar option available in the Windows 7 Operating System enables the users with the better taskbar features.
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