PC TIP OF THE DAY: Launch Taskbar Apps in a Cinch

 

Windows 7 has been out for ages now and its successor Windows 8 is already on the market. But considering that a big portion of Zimbabwe’s population is running Win 7 operating system, it is  necessary to give Tips and Tricks that also cover Win7. Well, almost!You probably have all your favorite apps pinned to your taskbar. Launching each requires you moving your mouse all the way down and clicking. Boring!

 

An easier way is to press the Windows key and the position of the app in the taskbar. For example, in the example below, I have Explorer in the first position. Pressing Win+1 will open it up right away. Oddly, using the numpad for this doesn’t seem to be working.

 

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