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Windows 7: Can't Pin IE8 to taskbar

30 Oct 2009   #1
The Fuzz 53

Windows 7 64-bit
Can't Pin IE8 to taskbar

I'm having a weird problem. I decided to unpin IE from the taskbar, and I now I want to pin it back, but it will not do it. I click start, right click IE and then pin to taskbar and nothing happens. Also if I copy IE and then try to create a shortcut on the desktop, nothing happens as well.

Also, when I download a file in IE8, it tells me that I need administrator access to save to any location. If I right click and run as an admin, it will allow me to save files. I am using the only profile on the PC, which is set as an admin.

Also, every time I open IE, I get message about a program corrupting the default search provider and that it will set it back to bing. the only provider I have installed is Bing, and the real weird part is that I have yet to install ANY other programs.

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30 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Try resetting IE. Maybe even reboot after that.
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30 Oct 2009   #3
The Fuzz 53

Windows 7 64-bit

I'll try when I get home. I really hope it works because I really, really do not want to have to reinstall Windows again.
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30 Oct 2009   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

I to unpinned ie from tasktray. just tried to pin it back , i opened ie so the ie icon is in the tray, right click then select 'pin to tasktray'. closed ie it remained pinned. good luck
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