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Windows 7: How to disable the auto folder in the taskbar

04 Nov 2010   #1
JER97

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
How to disable the auto folder in the taskbar

i want to use my custom folder links in my task bar w/o the default folder explorer popping up.... anyone know how to disable this feature

???

thanks
jereld




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04 Nov 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

You could right click and then unpin
Taskbar - Pin or Unpin a Folder
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04 Nov 2010   #3
JER97

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

no it comes up due to my custom pinned folder path (text.exe trick) ... its pissing me off
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04 Nov 2010   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Jer, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Yes, that's exactly why you are getting the icon since you are using explorer.exe in your trick. If you use the tutorial Richard posted above instead to pin a folder of your choice, you will be able to use any icon that you like instead.

What folder are you wanting to pin?
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