Launch apps from the Windows 8 taskbar
Originally designed to make it easy to browse the Web, the taskbar address bar is great to quickly view a Web page by typing in any URL. You can also search the web by just typing in keywords.
Enabling the old address toolbar is very simple, just right click on the taskbar, select Toolbars and then Address.
I like to hide the toolbar label to make the interface look cleaner. First, right click on the taskbar and unlock
the taskbar. Then you can right click on address and select Show title.
While the taskbar is unlocked you can also move the address bar. I like to move it all the way to the left by dragging it over there and then resizing.
Here is a full step-by-step video:
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