Adding Shortcut to taskbar

  driving man 22:40 04 Nov 2005
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I wish to place a shortcut to "sound effects manager" next to Vol. control in tray but am only allowed to add to the desktop. Am on xp home serv pack 2 and sound card is Realtek AC97. Grateful for help with this as have been in explorer---control panel and even created a new Shortcut on desktop and tried dragging it. Bet its easy (if you know how)

  VoG II 22:44 04 Nov 2005

You cannot place shortcuts in the notification area next to the clock.

Try enabling the Quick Launch taskbar - right click the taskbar, toolbars, quick launch. Then drag the shortcut from the desktop onto that toolbar.

  driving man 22:53 04 Nov 2005

VOG I Thank you --Its done and dusted but how do professioal programs get an entry in the "as you rightly say" notification area. Surely if they can do it , it must be possible

  VoG II 23:06 04 Nov 2005

Programmers do it like click here

but Windows does not allow you, as a user of programs, to do this. It has to be coded into the program.

  driving man 23:12 04 Nov 2005

VOG --just read the article (your fount of knowledge astounds me ) but I dont think I will bother with it just yet ---perhaps when I have a day to spare

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