There was an interesting question recently in The Official Scripting Guys forum (here) concerning Windows XP Quick Launch (how to enable /
disable it using PowerShell). Existing VBScript solutions rely either on Registry or SendKeys, so I thought that this would be feasible in PowerShell through UIAutomation. My first attempt was just to get the reference to the AutomationElement that
represents the check box that needs to be changed (Control Panel -> Taskbar and Start Menu -> Taskbar tab -> Show Quick Launch check box). Here is the script:
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