Icons on taskbar

  douglas1973 00:00 12 Oct 05

I have a lot of shortcuts on the taskbar (the area beween the Start button and the System Tray).I prefer them there rather than on the desktop because then they are always viewable and only need one click to open instead of two clicks. It also unclutters the desktop.
To my surprise I was told today that I should put them back on the desktop because on the taskbar they are running applications and slow down the startup of the computer. Surely this is wrong advice?

  woodchip 00:04 12 Oct 05

That's a load of rubbish. What you can also do is you can drag Icons onto the start button to get at them

  DieSse 00:08 12 Oct 05

woodchip is qute correct - only the items in the System Tray are running - the Quick Launch bar is just a set of shortcuts in a convenient position.

  douglas1973 11:56 12 Oct 05

Thanks Woodchip and DieSse. I am relieved.

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