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How to move an icon from the taskbar to the desktop


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#1 Cynthia Moore

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Posted 25 June 2016 - 12:15 PM

In Win XP, I could just drag the icons between the taskbar and the desktop. That doesn't seem to work in Win 10. Is there some trick that I need to learn?

 

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Posted 25 June 2016 - 06:50 PM

Right click on the icon.....and select "unpin from taskbar"   This removes it from the taskbar....but it does not move it to the desktop

 

To put a shortcut on the desktop...click on the start button...all apps...left click on the program/app/whatever it is you want on the desktop....and simply drag it outside the start menu area to the desktop.

 

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Posted 28 June 2016 - 07:44 AM

Thanks, mate. That worked.


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Posted 28 June 2016 - 03:55 PM

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Condobloke ...Outback Australian  fed up with Windows antics...??....LINUX IS THE ANSWER....I USE LINUX MINT 18.3  EXCLUSIVELY.

“A man travels the world in search of what he needs and returns home to find it."

It has been said that time heals all wounds. I don't agree. The wounds remain. Time - the mind, protecting its sanity - covers them with some scar tissue and the pain lessens, but it is never gone. Rose Kennedy

 GcnI1aH.jpg

 

 





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