Create Folder Toolbars On Your Windows 7 Desktop With OldBar Share
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Before Windows Vista, there was an option in Windows to add folders as toolbars to your desktop. When Microsoft introduced Jump lists with Windows Vista, they removed the toolbar feature. If you miss having custom toolbars for folders on your desktop, check out OldBar. This program lets you add multiple folder toolbars to your desktop, attach them either to a side, or place them anywhere on the desktop. The position of the folders’ contents can also be changed within a toolbar by moving them up and down the list. Button height & width is adjustable, and the toolbar can be set to stay always on top, hide automatically, animated etc.

To enable the toolbar, run the application, right-click the toolbar and select Choose toolbar folder from the Toolbar folder. All the contents of the selected folder, including files and subfolders, will be displayed.

OldBar Choose Folder

The Attach option enables you to attach the toolbar On top, On bottom, On left, On right and Unlock to let if float anywhere on your desktop.


Click Buttons Layout to move the folder contents up and down within the toolbar by using their respective buttons. You can also delete the shortcut of any item from the list.Buttons layout

The Settings menu has three tabs; Interfaccia, Buttons and Panel. Interfaccia allows you to change the GUI language and enable Run at Windows Startup. Buttons has options including Autosize buttons, Buttons height, Buttons Width, Show text, Flat buttons and Small Icons. Panel contains the toolbar options Always on Top, Hide Automatically, Show bevel, Fixed Border and Animated.


OldBar works on all versions of Windows, and testing was done on Windows 7 64-bit version.

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