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Adding icon to taskbar

by maclark / February 17, 2004 1:52 AM PST

In Windows XP, how do I add an icon to the taskbar so I can load it with one click?

Thanks.

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Re:Adding icon to taskbar
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 17, 2004 5:58 AM PST
In reply to: Adding icon to taskbar

"To add a program to the Quick Launch bar
In My Computer or Windows Explorer, click the icon for the program you want to add, and then drag it to the Quick Launch portion of the taskbar located next to the Start button.
The icon for that program appears next to the other Quick Launch icons on the taskbar.

Notes

If the Quick Launch bar is not displayed, right-click an empty area on the taskbar, point to Toolbars, and then click Quick Launch.
If you right-click an empty area on the taskbar and do not see the Toolbars option, click Lock the Taskbar to clear the check mark. "

- Windows XP, Help and Support text.

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Re:Re:Adding icon to taskbar
by maclark / February 17, 2004 10:57 AM PST

Many thanks.

Matt Clark

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Re:Adding icon to taskbar
by Papa Echo / February 17, 2004 6:07 AM PST
In reply to: Adding icon to taskbar

You put a shortcut to the 'quick launch bar' which is siutated at thwe task bar. If it is not shown, right click a blank area at the task bar, click at 'Toolbars', then 'quick launch'. Go to Start-Programs, and right-click and drag the required program to the quick launch bar-select create shortcut here.

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