Choose Copy for the best of both worlds: The icon stays on the Start menu, and a shortcut to that icon lives where you choose to drop it. February 22, 2008 h410G3n Thanks so much! We hope you have enjoyed our tutorial on creating and customizing desktop shortcuts in Windows. You will be my go-to computer geek forever!! his comment is here
August 14, 2009 Chikiko This doesn't work on Windows 7. For that, follow the given below instructions:Turn off dragging and dropping in Start menuStep 1: open Taskbar and navigation properties dialog by right-clicking on the empty space of the taskbar and I've seen it a lot on my Windows 7 computer, although right now I'm on the Vista one so I can't verify right now. February 3, 2008 Cryptic I also use a laptop with an external monitor hooked up ~half the time, but the problem I run into is subtly different than the one described http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/41256-dragged-program-desktop-how-do-you-put-back.html
Right-click on the icon and choose Pin to Start. THANK YOU!1 February 14, 2008 Jack Tang Thanks for the tip! Awesome tip, thank you so much! -Matt December 21, 2007 Alex Thanks for the solution. Thank you so much for this tip!!
Data files should be stored in My Documents. I dragged it from the start menu to the desktop, how do i put it back?? third, even if there were a start menu tab and you could check "use the start menu…", it'd be futile, once you try dragging an app from the start menu you Windows 10 Create Desktop Shortcut From Start Menu Next I set the firefox window to fullscreen mode, and then right clicked my task bar and chose ‘Tile Windows Horizontally'.
It was an address pop up for a groupwise email. How To Pin Desktop To Start Menu In Windows 10 Login or register to post comments Boots on Oct 13, 2014 It's about time Microsoft stopped this crap and just let us pin "anything" we want, to "anywhere" we want it. Is there something in the .ini file? http://winsupersite.com/windows-10/windows-10-tip-pin-universal-apps-desktop Amazing but true, great post.
Made that now I want the Program back into the start menu.Newbie mistake by an old newbie. Windows 10 Live Tiles On Desktop click on Detect Displays February 26, 2010 Mike I cannot tell you how frustrating this has been…. I will guess that if you can search and find the "title" for a similar "executable" file for websites, apps, etc., the similar last step will work. Microsoft, this needs to be fixed!
This should take flash out of full screen mode, and correctly position it on that monitor. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/bring-misplaced-off-screen-windows-back-to-your-desktop-keyboard-trick/ Seriously though, the window manager should refuse to draw windows that are completely off of any active display. How To Pin Apps To Desktop Windows 10 this has been driving me crazy. How To Put Apps On Desktop Windows 8 Right-click on the new shortcut and choose Properties.3.
Click , right click All Programs and choose Open All Users. this content Each week, I answer a reader's question on-line. Not so in Win10: Pin to Start means "Make a tile and Pin it to the Metro tile list." Prev Next See larger image Independent control over the top of the You Rock!! Create Shortcut On Desktop Windows 10
My Macs here at home just don't have that problem. I was about to borrow my friend's (only) monitor to hook up as a secondary one but luckily I didn't have to do that! You are my god February 7, 2009 Mike Thanks, it did not work. http://aurdev.com/windows-10/popups-that-ask-me-to-save-on-every-program.html Modern apps always look ugly pinned to the taskbar because of that.
I was like I can't grab the window TO move it. Windows 10 Pin Live Tiles To Desktop I finally googled the problem, found your solution, and whala! You are great and wise!
I knew there must be a way to do this, but damned if I could figure it out on my own!!! November 4, 2008 John You can switch between child windows of an application by using Ctrl+tab (instead of alt+tab). Removing it is as easy as right-clicking and choosing either Unpin from Start and/or Unpin this program from taskbar. Add Program To Start Menu Windows 7 I would have never figured it out if it weren't for this blog and Google's search xD Bookmarked, and added to stumbleupon.
Login or register to post comments MattW90 on Oct 13, 2014 How come those apps as shortcuts on the desktop have no background but when they are pinned to the taskbar Windows 10 For Dummies, Second Edition on sale now! I've got that problem right now, which is why I'm searching for a solution(!) Looks like I'll just have to delete the plist file for the app to bring it back… check over here You're right, not too many people know this trick.
I'm probably just simple-minded, but I think that process is complicated enough that MS should describe it somewhere in Cortana's memory with a high enough priority that it would show up Thanks February 5, 2009 nick YESSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!! Now it's fixed. Shortcuts there (other than Documents and Pictures, which appear for every user) can be deleted with impunity: Delete the shortcut, and the associated entry disappears from All Apps.
Goodness. October 21, 2009 Nevo Thanks, it worked. January 17, 2009 Raymon Okay, I am one of the many people here: THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!! And covers Windows 10, 8.1, 7, Vista, and XP.
Thanks for the tip. If they are not on the scree just click twic and they appear. May 23, 2008 Jena This was a life saver as I was trying to install an old game I'd found. The program (generally Adobe products) opens on the screen, but it will place palettes and "Save As" windows off screen.
I didn't know of this, how would I? :P Thanks a lot! However, you must first ensure that an adequate portion of the desktop is visible in order to use this method. * Windows 7, Windows 8.0 and 8.1 * Place Any tips for getting pop-ups to be bound within their parent app, instead of in the middle of the default screen? To do so, right-click on any empty part of the taskbar, choose Properties, pick the Start Menu tab, and click Customize at the bottom.There you'll see listed the items that, if
Join Forum | Login | Today's Posts | Tutorials | Windows 10 Forum | Windows 8 Forum Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Nothing more and nothing less. The OS should just recognize that the 2nd monitor isn't there anymore and should snap windows to the absolute center of the "active" desktop. Unfortunately, I can't test it properly since I only have one monitor, but if anyone is willing to do so and report back, I'd be more than glad to improve it