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Reposition Windows XP's Quick Launch toolbar

If you think that Windows XP's Quick Launch toolbar takes up a lot of room on the taskbar at the top of your screen, here's how you can easily move the toolbar to any other location on the desktop.

If you think that Windows XP's Quick Launch toolbar takes up a lot of room on the taskbar at the top of your screen, here's how you can easily move the toolbar to any other location on the desktop:

1. Position your mouse pointer over the vertical bar on the left edge of the Quick Launch toolbar until your cursor turns into a double-headed arrow.

2. Drag the Quick Launch toolbar to any location on the desktop -- you can anchor it to the top, left, or right edge of the desktop.

3. Once you position it where you want, you can right-click on the toolbar and select the Always On Top command so that you can always access the Quick Launch toolbar just like you can the taskbar.

Note: This tip applies to both Windows XP Home and Windows XP Professional.

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Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.

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