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Add Toolbars To Taskbar

Add a toolbar to your taskbar in Windows is not new, but it is a simple tip that can save you time access to critical data on your computer. Why do you want an icon on the taskbar?

When you access a lot of the same folders every day, you want to click again on the redundancy of the detour via the Windows Start button and navigate to go through the various centers. If you have the right toolbar on the taskbar, you can, what you get looking at one or two clicks.

Add Toolbars In Windows 7

The following examples will show you how to add the My Computer and the Network toolbars to your taskbar. But the technique will work with most anything you want to add. To begin, right-click on the taskbar and select Toolbars.

Then select New toolbar.

You will need to browse to the folder you want to choose as your new toolbar. Click My Computer in the left hand pane and click the Select Folder button.

My Computer will then be added as a toolbar in the taskbar area near the clock. Repeat the procedure for the Network folder or any other folders you routinely access.

When you’re done, you will see your new toolbars down by your system clock. Clicking the arrow will expand the toolbar and reveal the items inside. While this is a handy technique for accessing your system, just be careful not to get too carried away as your taskbar’s real estate is limited. In addition to My Computer and Network, the Control Panel is another handy toolbar to have in the taskbar area.

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