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Sandip Dedhia

Sandip Dedhia

Sandip Dedhia is the founder of Blogsdna.com, he loves to write on technology, gadgets & web services. At Blogsdna you can read his Windows tutorials, free and useful software related articles. He is on twitter too @sandipnd

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  • gpedit.msc not gpedit.mst

    thx

  • xelfer

    You can use this tutorial to re-enable the quicklaunch bar in Windows 7 and make your task bar work exactly like it did in XP: http://triso.me/Win7QuickLaunch

  • Franz

    that should be gpedit.msc instead of gpedit.mst

  • eanderson

    So I’ve enabled the toolbar. How do I get rid of the label for the toolbar and icons? With XP, the labels do not show up by default.

  • eanderson

    Oh, never mind. A little bit more googling told me how. Right-click on the tool bar divider (to the left of the “Quick Launch” title) and disable “Show text” and “Show title”. Thanks to Tim Sneath’s blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/tims/archive/2009/01/12/the-bumper-list-of-windows-7-secrets.aspx. Sometimes an old dog can learn new tricks!

  • Andy

    I really don’t see the point in this.
    Although it is a very good tip, the taskbar does all that without the quick launch now.

  • @Andy,
    I totally agree with you and even posted a comment to my own post :) The Taskbar does all that QuickLaunch does and more. The only complaint is the space each icon takes up which on a laptop or notebook could be a lot. I’ve read the next release will collapse the icons a little closer together but we’ll have to wait and see.