desktop shortcuts and taskbar

  dippydon 19:55 21 Jan 2008
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i have a new hp compaq laptop running windows vista.
already theres plenty of desktop shortcuts with my many programs.in my old age i,v decided to keep the desktop clear,apart from IE COMPUTER RECYCLEBIN and would like icons if possible on the bottom taskbar to run the programs when required.can i ?.if so how.thanks

  aine 20:29 21 Jan 2008

You just drag them down to the taskbar ( now called the notification area)

  dippydon 20:58 21 Jan 2008

i thought of and tried that but it doesnt work for me.

  bazb 21:05 21 Jan 2008

Right click on the shortcut, then left click on Add to Quick Launch. Then delete the desktop shortcut.

  dippydon 21:16 21 Jan 2008

got it thanks.
(silly little question but those of us who dont know need..............etc)ta

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