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Windows 7: Pinning programs to the RIGHT of the taskbar?


16 Aug 2010   #1

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Pinning programs to the RIGHT of the taskbar?

Is this possible? By default, pins lock to the left side, but is it possible to lock SOME of the programs to the right? (Not in the notification area)


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16 Aug 2010   #2

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This fine tutorial will show how to pin folders to the right.
Taskbar - Pin or Unpin a Folder
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16 Aug 2010   #3

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How does that work for a program though?
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16 Aug 2010   #4

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Sorry, seems to apply to folders.
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16 Aug 2010   #5

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xChase View Post
Is this possible? By default, pins lock to the left side, but is it possible to lock SOME of the programs to the right? (Not in the notification area)
I'm sure this method will work,

Taskbar - Center Icons
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16 Aug 2010   #6

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post

I'm sure this method will work,

Taskbar - Center Icons
It does:


Pinning programs to the RIGHT of the taskbar?-works.jpg


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16 Aug 2010   #7

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

I need 5 programs on the left, and then like 2 on the right.


The reason is, the other two programs take a while to start up, because they're big. Sometimes I misclick them.
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16 Aug 2010   #8

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xChase View Post
I need 5 programs on the left, and then like 2 on the right.


The reason is, the other two programs take a while to start up, because they're big. Sometimes I misclick them.
The method in that tutorial above will do that, just move them over more.

Taskbar - Center Icons
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16 Aug 2010   #9

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

The best I can get is a very small icon for another program, and when I open it, it still opens a new window in the task bar. I want 2 programs to the right while the rest to the left, and when I click them it performs the same as a program on the left.
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16 Aug 2010   #10

Windows Seven Home Premium 32bit SP1
 
 

The other method is to enable Quick Launch and drag it to the far left as in the tutorial then drag your open windows slider to the right.

Quick Launch - Enable or Disable

Then navigate to the Quick launch folder (the path is below) and either delete or create a hidden folder for the icons you don't want displayed.

Then create desktop short cuts for the programs you do want displayed & drag them into your Quick Launch Folder

%userprofile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch

Attachment 91659

EDIT: sorry i misread your post this method doesn't really apply to what you were asking

This method is more if you want your open windows on the right and quick launch icons (what was pinned icons beforehand) on the the left
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