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Windows 7: Pinning Windows Explorer

18 Jan 2011   #1
wyrman

Windows 7
 
 
Pinning Windows Explorer

Somehow my Windows Explorer is no longer on my taskbar. Don't even see an option on the right mouse to pin this appz. Sure could use some help please.


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18 Jan 2011   #2
Anak

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Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Hi! wyrman, welcome to 7F

Start Orb >All Programs >Accessories >Right click Windows Explorer


Half way down the Context Menu there should be a listing "Pin to Taskbar" Click on that.
Then if you want to move it left click-hold, drag an drop to where you want it.
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18 Jan 2011   #3
wyrman

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Anak View Post
Hi! wyrman, welcome to 7F

Start Orb >All Programs >Accessories >Right click Windows Explorer


Half way down the Context Menu there should be a listing "Pin to Taskbar" Click on that.
Then if you want to move it left click-hold, drag an drop to where you want it.
That's the problem. It's not there. No pin to anything.
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18 Jan 2011   #4
James Colbert

 
 

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18 Jan 2011   #5
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Do this: Press Win+R and paste %windir%\explorer.exe into the Run box. Then click OK. Make the Resulting Explorer window smaller so that you can drag (what's shown in the picture) to the dektop. Then drag that shortcut into the taskbar.


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18 Jan 2011   #6
wyrman

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks. I'll keep that in mind if it happens again. I did a restore and that fixed it for now. Thanks again bud
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