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Add Desktop Toolbar to Task bar for additional functionality

  1. #1


    N. Calif
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    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W8.1 (tablet), W10 (laptop)

    Add Desktop Toolbar to Task bar for additional functionality


    If you add a Desktop Toolbar to the Taskbar (right-click on Taskbar, select Toolbars then Desktop) on the Desktop, you will have access to a lot more functions:
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  2. #2


    Kansas
    Posts : 124
    WDP 8 x86


    Thanks for the tip. Works good. I am loving this WDP. However the young granddaughters are touching the screen and looking at me, "It don't work Grandpa" Yep that's gonna cost me some money.
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Add Desktop Toolbar to Task bar for additional functionality

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