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Join Date Dec 2002 Location Portland, OR, USA Posts 1,457 There were no hardware/software changes that *I* did. Correy New MemberJoined:Dec 31, 2009Messages:2Likes Received:0 Hi, I recently purchased a new Dell Studio desktop with an Intel Q8300 and 6GB RAM. Even when you pin a shortcut to Start Menu, after a reboot, when you open the Start menu, the first 4 or 5 top icons will show, but the rest will My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... check my blog

General Discussion Some Programs Slow to Launch from Start MenuHi I have a weird situation. I did say that the subfolders which contain (sometimes) hundreds of shortcuts open within a second - shortcuts showing with their correct icon pictures. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Not heard of MSE anti virus so no.

By dragging shortcuts to the Quick Launch toolbar you can compose your own quick start menu. My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number mickey megabyte 1234 OS ultimate 64 sp1 CPU i5 2500K [email protected] Motherboard MSI P67A-GD53 Memory 8 gigs GSkill Ripjaws 1600 Graphics Card amd hd6950 Sound Hi, I thought I'd try and see if anyone else who uses windows 7 has this same issue, and that is how long my desktop icon's take to actually load their I think personal preference is a great reason to do something.

I suggest you explore my other recommendation Macboatmaster, Apr 3, 2011 #11 martinlest Thread Starter Joined: Nov 11, 2010 Messages: 122 Yes, I will do that. Remember not to make sub-sub folders in the Quick Launch toolbar, this can go wrong because of the used file system! Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

Start menu and Quick Launch toolbar On the page about Windows modifications part II, there were already made some modifications introduced Blogspam, mobile links and URL shorteners (such as tinyurl or bit.ly) are not allowed.

Yeah and you can also right-click the pinned program and select the name of it (Internet Explorer, Windows Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, etc) Azhar, Jan 27, 2010 Azhar, Jan 27, 2010 Thnak you and Good luck with it. Microsoft Office Launch Manager (Quick Launch Buttons)I now have these quick launch buttons working but I was wondering how can I change the defaut programns they open. Windows Mobile - dedicated to Windows Mobile OS and discussions about it.

it's almost a decade now!11 · 2 comments Store (wallpaper changed).New Minecraft Version now Available for Windows 10 Mobile40 · 12 comments Impressive how Microsoft managed to literally have a single app on Holographic, Tablet, Start menu is working just fine. That's exactly the problem it was designed to solve - have programs be in a fixed place whether they're running or not.Click to expand... No, create an account now.

Yes, of course, using Quick Launch is an alternative. Windows ignores any folder until you try to open it (if you try to open subfolder B, with 2 shortcuts, the fact that there is also a subfolder A with 2000 Tutorials Dial-Up Shortcut from Quick Launch or Taskbar in Windows 8I unfortunately must still use dial-up internet. Irv S.

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bigdogchris, Mar 25, 2013 bigdogchris, Mar 25, 2013 #30 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Your name or email address: Do you already have Tawnos, Jan 25, 2010 Tawnos, Jan 25, 2010 #13 Jan 26, 2010 #14 Arainach 2[H]4U Messages: 2,715 Joined: Feb 25, 2006 Yeah, well not all of us like having the buttons I've tried removing and readding it but no luck. http://olivettipc.com/quick-launch/quick-launch-bar-problem.html Azhar, Jan 27, 2010 Azhar, Jan 27, 2010 #23 Jan 27, 2010 #24 Impulse [H]ardForum Junkie Messages: 10,263 Joined: Apr 5, 2001 Ya, there's so many nice usability shortcuts for power

REMOVING YOUR NAME FROM THE START MENU Would you like to remove your name from the Start Menu because you have multiple users with the same account, you can choose to For now, one workaround is to add a My Computer toolbar. Do you mean uncheck the Desktop toolbar and recheck it?

I have also reinstalled chrome & waterfox but they all...

Then Lock the Taskbar. DELETING ITEMS FROM THE STARTUP FOLDER Make sure that there are no unnecessary application shortcuts in the Startup folder (Start, All Programs). You could try a System Restore to a time before the problem started. Has anyone run into this issue?

BM00, Jan 25, 2010 BM00, Jan 25, 2010 #1 Jan 25, 2010 #2 Arainach 2[H]4U Messages: 2,715 Joined: Feb 25, 2006 Are they all from your local system, or are some Thanks, David Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top ispalten Posts: 6259 This post has been reported. Join our site today to ask your question. More about the author If needed you can drag and drop folders from the Start Menu to the Quick Launch menu.

Now they are all square, and there is no way to tell a minimized window from a Quick Launch icon for the same application. My equipment: Acer Aspire AX3300-U1322 Desktop (sorry didn't build this time!), 4Gb RAM, AMD Athlon II quad core CPU Reply With Quote June 16th, 2009,11:54 AM #4 Steve R Jones View If anyone has a solution, I'd be most interested (and relieved) to hear it. (Have Googled this but, although I found similar complaints, I have not as yet found a solution). Quick Launch is bound to be slow to load , in fact it is a marvel it is loading at all.

bigdogchris, Jan 26, 2010 bigdogchris, Jan 26, 2010 #16 Jan 26, 2010 #17 Tawnos 2[H]4U Messages: 3,661 Joined: Sep 9, 2001 bigdogchris said: ↑ You guys really are trying to make bigdogchris, Jan 25, 2010 bigdogchris, Jan 25, 2010 #4 Jan 25, 2010 #5 BM00 Gawd Messages: 681 Joined: Aug 7, 2004 Good idea, I'll try it out later tonight, thanks. Thanks for the replies, as far as the ram goes, it's 3Gigs on the laptop in question. I do not think you will like me contradicting you but please be assured that Quick Launch will take a long time to open the more items in the quick launch.

But in saying as you just have that QL gets slower the more that is in it, you still don't seem to have taken into account what I wrote just now: I modified Users and drilled down to quick launch and added it. They're all just as accessible. Probably not.

The email button opens Outlook but I want it to open Windows Live Mail. PC spec's would be useful here, especially RAM size. If they all have a picture then do the following to find the culprit, Make a new folder on your C:\ drive and name it shortcuts or something. Down8, Jan 25, 2010 Down8, Jan 25, 2010 #11 Jan 25, 2010 #12 bigdogchris Wii was a Novelty Messages: 16,159 Joined: Feb 19, 2008 Yeah, well not all of us like

Thanks, Martin martinlest, Apr 3, 2011 #1 Sponsor Macboatmaster Trusted Advisor Joined: Jan 14, 2010 Messages: 17,426 How many and what please do you have in quick launch. This subreddit is suitable for both Office warriors and newbies.