How to add my computer to Windows Taskbar


This article explains How to add my computer as a shortcut in Windows taskbar and it will be easy to navigate the file system from the Windows taskbar.

How to Add My computer to Windows 7 Taskbar


Windows 7 is having some many features that we can utilize and make the Windows 7 operating system to run faster and easier. Windows include more customization in the Windows 7 release we can modify or disable some of the settings. Windows 7 have more options to modify most of the settings.

One such feature is by adding my computer in Task bar to open the Drives, Folders and files like a menu. This feature will be useful when you want frequently navigate your system.

In order to add My computer in Windows taskbar just right click the Windows 7 taskbar and select the Toolbars and then select New Toolbar… Check the below screenshot

Windows toolbar

A Window will open and you need to select the computer and once the computer is selected it will be shown in the Folder text box and click Select Folder button to add the computer as a shortcut to the Windows task bar. The selected computer will be treated as a folder (Check the below screen shot)

My computer selection\

Once the computer short cut is added to Windows 7 taskbar you can use the computer and open the drive, folders and files easily. This is a very useful option to navigate the files from the taskbar as because most of the time we need to minimize all the opened applications and files in order to see the desktop and from the desktop we need open the computer to open the files (check the below screenshot).

My computer in Taskbar

Like this way you can add more shortcuts to the Windows taskbar by adding new toolbar like Recent places, Pictures, Music, Searches, other user folders, files and Applications like office can be added easily and accessed easily.

This feature is applicable to Windows Vista and Windows 7


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