How To: Fix Quick Launch Items Location Change And Resizing In Windows Vista
After Windows Vista restarts or even after Windows explorer process restarts, the quick launch items got arranged in an alphabetical manner and also resizes to the default size. According to the default settings of Windows Vista it does not save the changes in settings when you customize the quick launch items ,it does not save the changed Windows quick launch items location and its size also.This issue of quick launch items location changing and resize occurs in both windows XP and Windows Vista.But this issue can be easily solved by a small registry tweak.
- Open Windows Vista Start menu and then select Run and type regedit in the Run box(You can also access the registry editor in Windows Vista by simply enter regedit in the start menu instant search field and press Enter).
- Navigate to the following registry subkey:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Policies \ Explorer
- Locate the registry key named “NoSaveSettings” of type “REG_DWORD” with a registry value of “0×00000000 (1)” and set the value to 0 by right click on the key and from the context menu select modify.(If you don’t find the particular registry key with this name you will need to create it.The registry key can be created by just right click on the opened registry editor window and select new and then select DWORD value option.Name the newly created registry key as “NoSaveSettings” and set the value as 0.)
- Exit the registry editor and reboot your Windows Vista computer.
Download, extract, and double-click on NoSaveSettings.reg to merge the registry values into the Windows registry to fix the quick launch items location changing and resize in Windows Vista.
Warning: Modifying the Windows registry can cause serious damage to your Windows Operating System.It is better to backup your Windows registry data before making any changes. Tomstricks.com is not responsible for any changes you may make to your system.