As you did, I was sad to see you can't drag the quick launch (I have been
accustomed for many years using quick launch (auto-hide) from the top;
leaving the taskbar on the bottom.
While you can't move just the quick launch, you can take the quick launch
folder (found in %USER%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer) and left
drag all the way to the end of the screen. This will create a new toolbar
(leaving the quick launch folder in its proper home), and you can then
customize as with any other tool bar (turn off text, turn off name, always on
top, auto-hide, resize, icon size, etc.) to make it appear just like the
quick launch you're accustomed to. Then on your taskbar, turn off quick
While a bit of a 'kludge' (vs. prior OSs and being able to simply drag the
quick launch bar), this does acheived the same result as moving the quick
"Kurt R" wrote:
> Ahhh....NO...It just moves it to the desktop.
> I tried a couple of times and that DIDN'T work.
> "tmike" wrote:
> > left-drag a folder to the edge of the screen and release it. it becomes a
> > new toolbar.
> > --
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