Get the Quick Launch Bar back in Windows 7

Type the destination path

The New Toolbar - Create a folder dialog box will be the next window you see. Click into the destination bar and type this location exactly and hit the [Enter] key:
%appdata%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch

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