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  • Started 5 years ago by BurntToast
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xenomex
xenomex
Posts: 130

LOL! You know the screenshot that i posted...it's supposed to be tidy and uncluttered...
if you saw it before, you would think "BLIMEY" its like a very very dense RainForest"
But i seriously need everything in the desktop.
but maybe it's cos i'm 14 :P

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Why do you need everything on the desktop?

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Aleeve
Aleeve
Posts: 2818

Yeah I agree!
Why do you need so much stuff?
Quick launch, no?

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

All that minimizing windows just to launch another one. I can't be doin' with that.

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xenomex
xenomex
Posts: 130

I hate clutter, and all these xtra progs to >Tidy ur space< ,
i think i am gonna take of loads of extra stuff, i will post it when im done :)

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BurntToast
Posts: 3

I herd dat der is alredy a build 1 of windows 7 and I alsoi herd that its comong out in 2010

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Aleeve
Aleeve
Posts: 2818

lighthouse
minimise all open windows win (win+m)
and maximise all the ones you just minimised with (win+shift+m) :)

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

It's a lot easier just to quick launch.

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Aleeve
Aleeve
Posts: 2818

yeah

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

you should try out launchy then you dont really need any thing on the desk top at all

you can get it here: http://www.filehippo.com/download_launchy/

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xenomex
xenomex
Posts: 130

@LightHouse,
i have QuickLaunch, but i just dont like windows side bar...i can't bear it, the first thing i do when i boot up is exit sidebar, don't wanna use up any CPU even though my RAM is 2.0 GB :P

@Jack,
Great Launchy! i have just downloaded it now, very very cool.

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

@xenomex. If you don't like it, why have it run at startup?

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xenomex
xenomex
Posts: 130

@LightHouse,
i feel like an idiot not thinking of that, thanks!

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

LOL

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xenomex
xenomex
Posts: 130

Oo, i miss all the icons :

I filled the Quick Launch, it feels like Long Launch now LOL.
BTW, does anyone know the name of the "Windows Side Bad" in the MSConfig Startup settings?
i'm not sure which one to choose.
EDIT by User :
I found a helpful link : http://www.howtogeek.com/howto.....-in-vista/

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whs
whs
Posts: 17584

xenomex, why don't you enable Quick Launch. Right click on the taskbar > Toolbars > check Quick Launch. This way all the program icons will disappear behind 2 chevrons (>>). If you click the chevrons, the icons with the program names will reappear.
Regarding the sidebar: in All Programs > Accessories you will find it and can start it from there. Then go to the top of the sidebar and click on the + to find the different options (gadgets). Note, there are a lot more on-line (on the bottom right of the sidebar options window).
PS: the sidebar is great. Especially the AppLauncher and the meters.

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InDiSent
InDiSent
Posts: 1084

I don't understand why you guys use Launchy. I need to check it out. From what i gather though, it seems you don't really need it. I have all my icons hidden and i have the desktop toolbar on my taskbar. Just click the chevron and up pops a menu with all of my desktop icons. Am i missing something with the Launchy thing?


By indisent at 2008-05-22

With Rocket Dock and my desktop toolbar on the taskbar, what else do i need?

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

launchy

http://www.filehippo.com/download_launchy/

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