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Windows 8.1 Quick Link Menu not working

The problem is the links not working. The menu does come up, but clicking on any button does nothing. I upgraded from Windows 8 to 8.1 through Windows UpdateI was originally using the default ...
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xp windows icons bottom left of screen are missing

For some reason my icons at the bottom left of my screen are gone. I use to have the Chrome, fox reader, desktop, etc icons but are now gone. How to I get them back? What did I do to remove them?
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Stop the quick start bar from emptying in XP

At work, I am kind-of forced to use Windows XP. I am not a Windows user normally, so this might be an odd question, but here goes. I have a couple of icons in what I think is called the 'Quick Launch ...
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Lose SOME Quick Launch Shortcuts After Every Windows 7 Restart

Everytime I restart Windows 7 (64bit), some of my Quick Launch shortcuts disappear (both from toolbar and from within the QL directory). This is incredibly frustrating as I like to use Quick Launch ...
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Quick Launch disappears after restart on Windows 7

Every time that I turn on Windows 7 , quick launch disappears, and I add it manually to taskbar every time. I had this problem on may last Windows 7 (64bit). And know on my 32bit version of Windows 7 ...
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How to stop Google Chrome from auto-pinning itself to quicklaunch in Windows 7?

Google Chrome has begun an annoying habit recently of auto-pinning itself to my quicklaunch bar in Windows 7, at seemingly random times and no matter how many times I manually unpin it. It doesn't ...
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Looking for “super icons” to organize Windows 7 Quick Launch toolbar

I am looking for special icons (I'll call them "super icons" here) for the Windows 7 Quick Launch toolbar. These super icons, as I envision them, have the property that, upon clicking one of them, ...
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How to disable quick launch keys on Acer laptop?

I have a friend who has an Acer Aspire 6930G laptop that came preinstalled with Windows Vista. From day one had the problem that pressing certain keys launched certain applications, i.e. pressing the ...
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Windows 7 Toolbar does not move with Taskbar

So I have a quick launch toolbar on the right side of taskbar at the bottom of my screen in Windows 7 (it is a Recycle Bin shortcut). However when new programs add an icon in the notification area on ...
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How can I make the Windows 7 taskbar behave like a cross between the old Quick Launch and new Superbar?

I really like the taskbar in Windows 7, I think combining buttons to launch apps and the icons that show your running apps is groovy. However, because I like having as much space as possible, I've ...
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Move location of “Desktop” toolbar in Windows 7 task bar?

Having used XP for something like a decade, while I much appreciate almost everything about Windows 7, it's been hard to let go of the cascading menus from the start menu for finding my commonly used ...
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Windows XP Quick Launch shortcuts with WinKey

How can I make the WinKey+[number] combination run the [number]th item in Windows XP's Quick Launch bar? In other words, I want to mimic the Windows 7 behavior.
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I want to increase the width of Quick Launch

I want to increase the width of Quick Launch but can't figure out a way to do so. I'm using Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 32-bit
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Windows 7 always asks if I want to open toolbar shortcuts (.lnk files)

I recently upgraded my work laptop, which not has Windows 7 on it. I was unable to pin some applications, so I went about creating toolbars that function like a "quick launch" area, more or less as ...
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How to toggling UAC on/off quickly, eg. using command line, in Windows-7?

I'm writing codes which relates to UAC and need to turn it on/off very often. So that I'm looking for a way to turning it on/off quickly, prefer to use command line. Please share if you know how ...
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Disable HP DV6-3033CL quick launch buttons

HP DV6-3033CL got 5 keypads on the left of keyboards, which are for launching browser/outlook/printer/calculator/HP media. Not sure if those are called 'quick launch buttons'. I usually mis-type ...
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Display current layout WITHOUT using Windows's language bar

Basically I love quick launch and pinning is not for me, I can't just pin 50 apps, nor pin them to start menu / use the win + type method. Anyway, Quick Launch works perfectly under Win7 IF you ...
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Add a shortcut to quick launch on taskbar on Windows 7

I have a shortcut in some folder, I want to add it to quick launch bar. I tried to drag and drop it but it doesn't let me (I was able to do it in WinXP). How do I add a shortcut to my quick launch ...
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Any way to speed up the Quick Launch in XP?

I have several folders worth of shortcuts to my applications in my Quick Launch in XP. At any given point during the day, it could take up to 20 seconds for the icons to appear. I'm assuming it's ...
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Quick launch tool bar

I want to increase the number of icons in the quick launch bar from 3 (hope its the default), is there any way i can increase the number to display more number of icons on the bar instead of pressing ...
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Have a toolbar docked independently from the taskbar in Windows 7

In Windows XP, I'd make my Quicklaunch toolbar dock to the right side of my screen while the original Taskbar (was that the name? I'm already forgetting...) was at the bottom. In Windows 7, I can't ...
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Quicklaunch like functionality in Windows 7

Windows 7 changes the taskbar and removes quicklaunch which I used heavily and miss somewhat. I know you can re-add quicklaunch to the taskbar but it seems to me a better idea would be an application ...
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What is the best keyboard / mouse macro launcher? [closed]

I want a program that will allow me to bind programs, keystrokes, and mouse strokes to keys like Alt-X. Like Launchy, but better. For example, I would like to (1) automatically open a particular ...
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How do I lock right-aligned toolbars in Windows 7 without them looking awful

I like to create between 3 and 5 toolbars ( like the Quick launch toolbar) to house different sets of icons for daily use. Games Office, Apps, Utils (stuff like that) I like to right-align some of ...