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Windows 7: security feature prevents pinning "setup", "install"


14 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
security feature prevents pinning "setup", "install"

Thought this might be helpful for anyone else going batsht trying to figure it out.

I was fighting like crazy to pin a shortcut to a folder where I keep all my installation files. I used what seemed like 20 tricks to pin a folder to my taskbar. Finally I figured it out... I guess windows 7 has a security feature that prevents pinning anything with the word "install" or "setup" in it. Once I renamed the shortcut I was pinning, it was fine. I had to settle for the pinned shortcut being called "Inst" (but at least I didn't have to rename the Installs folder to something less familiar).


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