By default Windows 7 does not display quick launch on the taskbar like Windows XP and Vista.
How to Enable Quick Launch in Windows 7
- Right-click on taskbar.
- From Toolbars Menu select New Toolbar.
- Under Folder add: %appdata%MicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick Launch then press Select Folder.
How to Unlock the Taskbar
- Unlock the taskbar by right-clicking on taskbar and select unlock the taskbar.
- To lock, do the same but select lock the taskbar.
In Windows 7 quick launch you can choose whether to display the title and to show text or not. To change these settings unlock the taskbar, right-click in the quick launch area of the taskbar and toggle Show Text and Show Title as desired.