Launch Programs from Taskbar with a Keyboard Shortcut on Windows 7

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Ash0hley, Jen M

Hi. You're watching VisiHow, and this is a tutorial on how to launch programs from taskbar, with a single keyboard shortcut, on Windows 7 computers. You might have noticed that I have several programs on my taskbar. There is a way to launch each one of them individually, by a single shortcut on the keyboard.

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    For example, let's launch Google Chrome
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    We can see that Google Chrome is the first one on the list.
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    To launch it, we need to press and hold the Windows start menu button, and then press number '1' on the number pad
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    Chrome will open.
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    Do the same thing for every other application on our taskbar
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    GOM Player is the third on the list.
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    So we press and hold the start menu button, and then press number '3'
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    GOM Player will open.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to launch programs from taskbar, with a single keyboard shortcut on Windows 7 computers
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Recent edits by: Ash0hley, Lukward Thomason

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