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Windows 7 Made Simple by Kevin Otnes

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Adding Shortcuts to Libraries in Other Places

It is pretty easy to get to your libraries through the Start menu or through the navigation pane in Windows Explorer. But maybe those aren't your favorite ways to get to your libraries. When you click the Windows Explorer button on the Taskbar, you get the Library window that displays all of your libraries.

When you first start Windows, before you open any programs, there are two places immediately accessible: the Taskbar and the Desktop. Though you already know how to use the Windows Explorer button on the Taskbar to get to libraries, there are ways to make the Taskbar and the Desktop do more for you, as shown in Figure 2–7.

Figure 2–7. If you like to work as much as possible from the Desktop ...

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