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How to Add or Remove the Desktop Toolbar on Taskbar

How to Add or Remove the Desktop Toolbar on Taskbar
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This will show you how to add or remove the Desktop toolbar on the taskbar in Windows 7. This includes expandable shortcuts to Libraries, Homegroup, User Folder (your user-name folder), Computer, Network, Control Panel, and Recycle Bin.
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How to Center Taskbar Icons in Windows 7

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How to Center Taskbar Icons in Windows 7
1. Create one empty folder on desktop or in my documents folder (name is as NTB)
2. If you have locked your taskbar then unlock it by right clicking on taskbar and selecting “lock the taskbar”
3. Right click on taskbar & select new toolbar option from toolbar sub-menu & select empty folder NTB created in step 1.
4. Now right click on the new toolbar and uncheck Show Text and Show Title.
5. Next drag it (dotted seperator) to the left side, between the start orb and taskbar icons and release it.
6. Center align the taskbar icons by dragging dotted separator present near taskbar icon and start orb towards right of new toolbar separator & Lock the taskbar.

Add a toolbar to the taskbar

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A toolbar is a row, column, or block of buttons or icons representing tasks you can do within a program. Some toolbars can appear on the taskbar.

Sometimes the width of the taskbar changes even though it is locked

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I use the Windows 7 taskbar at the right edge of my screen. I also enable the "Desktop" toolbar, and set the width of the taskbar to let me see three columns of Desktop icons (on the taskbar).
Sometimes Windows 7 resizes the taskbar (makes it narrower) even though I have locked the taskbar.
I think one of the times Windows 7 does this is when I change window settings under "Personalize". I do not want Windows 7 to reset the width of my taskbar. I am getting sick of resetting it.

Dead link in taskbar

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After updating application iTunes I have a new icon on desktop and the old one in taskbar. The old icon in taskbar is not shown anymore.
My problem is now, I can't remove the icon from taskbar. Right mouse menu does not function. Is there a workaround to remove that icon? (e.g. registry key?)

Remove digital clock on taskbar

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In XP, it was possible to remove the clock on the taskbar from the Taskbar and Start menu properties. (uncheck Show clock)
Right now I have an analog clock sidebar gadget running, so I don't see the need to have to clock on the taskbar in this particular instance, but I don't see the option to remove the clock off the taskbar. Where do I change this setting?

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I'm having an issue with adding a new toolbar to my Win7. I could easily do in XP here becomes impossible.
Right click on the taskbar -> Toolbars -> New Toolbar and then give the site url's I wanted (it was just a label, text box and a button which launched the browser app with data fom Text Box). In WIN7 it says: Incorrect folder name.
Can anyone help me with getting that functionality back?
I got through many sites but all I can see is gloryfying windows new taskbar for being stiil able to display quick-launch toolbar (with tutorials on it!)

Toolbars in Windows 7

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Add a folder to the taskbar

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In Windows 2000 you could add a folder to the taskbar.
Windows 7 will do documents, programs. I use folders most often and go from there. I am not interested in cluttering up my desktop or using explorer (it takes more steps to access the folder and defeats the purpose of the taskbar - one click). If this is not possible so be it but it would be efficient to have folders in my taskbar again.

How to delete entry in Programs and Features

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I am using a Dell Inspiron laptop and operating on Windows Home Premium SP1 with the latest updates, and I use IE9. My problem is, I've long ago uninstalled in the usual manner the following software, but the entries for the following software remain listed in Programs and Features and I want to remove them:

Webshots Desktop
Webshots Toolbar for Firefox
Webshots Toolbar for IE

Note: Firefox is not installed, but it likewise is not listed as installed either, so I have no explanation for the entry for the FF Toolbar in the first place. As for the toolbar for IE, I do use IE9, but the add-on for this toolbar has long been disabled and now uninstalled, yet all three of the above entries remain in "Programs and Features."

"Webshots Desktop" no longer exists as a current software, and now back in the hands of the creator and original owner (long story). I now want to install what is now available to replace it, but I am told to "make sure Webshots and all fragments are fully installed before installing the new software." So, I am trying to avoid the possibility of any potential conflict before installing the new software.

All three of these are uninstalled, but is there any way of deleting just the entries themselves since the normal uninstalling process didn't seem to do it? They don't seem to be causing any issues there, so they may or may not be a problem, but I am simply trying to FULLY remove the software and any remnants before installing the replacement software.