Changes to the Quick Launch Bar do not remain after reboot/logoff



r9thlife
07-09-2005, 11:15 PM
When I make changes to my Quick Launch bar, trhen reboot or log off and back
on, any changes I make to the bar are lost (rearrange, resize, and add or
remove icons

9thlife
07-09-2005, 11:15 PM
I have experimented and discoveree I can make NO CHANGES to any part of
the Task bar, including locking it. FYI, I have XP Service Pack 2.

"r9thlife" wrote:

> When I make changes to my Quick Launch bar, trhen reboot or log off and back
> on, any changes I make to the bar are lost (rearrange, resize, and add or
> remove icons

9thlife
07-09-2005, 11:15 PM
Also, changes to the Desktop, do remain, and going to classic start menu mode
does not help.

"r9thlife" wrote:

> When I make changes to my Quick Launch bar, trhen reboot or log off and back
> on, any changes I make to the bar are lost (rearrange, resize, and add or
> remove icons

Jetro
07-09-2005, 11:15 PM
Create new profile.

4Pachy
07-09-2005, 11:15 PM
What determines the configuration of the QuickLaunch bar? Where are the
settings stored? Can these be "locked?"

"9thlife" wrote:

> Also, changes to the Desktop, do remain, and going to classic start menu mode
> does not help.
>
> "r9thlife" wrote:
>
> > When I make changes to my Quick Launch bar, trhen reboot or log off and back
> > on, any changes I make to the bar are lost (rearrange, resize, and add or
> > remove icons

4Pachy
07-09-2005, 11:15 PM
How? What profile?

"Jetro" wrote:

> Create new profile.
>

4Pachy
07-09-2005, 11:15 PM
This is still r9thlife, btw.

When I created a new user, and then switched to the new account, the changes
to the Quicklaunch bar of the original (Owner) account would remain when I
switched back to it. But when I log off or restart, everything returns to
the last settings before I created a new account. I can make changes while I
have Owner active, but they are lost when I log off and back on. Its as if
there is a "snapshot" of the size and order of the quicklaunch toolbar for
the Owner account that cannot be changed. If I delete all the icons in the
Owner Quicklaunch directory, the bar will be blank. But if I copy them back,
then reboot, I am back where I started.

It is not losing which icons are there, only their order on the bar and the
size of the bar. Where are these settings saved?

"r9thlife" wrote:

> When I make changes to my Quick Launch bar, trhen reboot or log off and back
> on, any changes I make to the bar are lost (rearrange, resize, and add or
> remove icons

Jetro
07-09-2005, 11:15 PM
If newly created user settings are okay, delete both original account and
its files after backup and recreate this account.

bjoa
07-09-2005, 11:15 PM
"r9thlife" wrote:
> When I make changes to my Quick Launch bar, trhen reboot or
> log off and back
> on, any changes I make to the bar are lost (rearrange, resize,
> and add or
> remove icons

Are you logged into a domain? if so there are user profiles involved
and it may be that you donít permissions to make permanent changes.

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