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Windows 7: Pinning network shared folder shortcuts from LAN

20 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit
 
 
Pinning network shared folder shortcuts from LAN

Windows 7 adding network drive shortcuts to taskar. I'm searching a similar way with XP Quick launch bar to add some network folders (which aren't mapped as drives) to taskbar.

When dragging to taskbar, there opens a window (Pinned/Recent/) which I understand means shortcut has now pinned. Now there are listed already several network shortcuts, but still these are not visible on taskbar. Where do these go and how to make these visible? It looks like it's a separate toolbar, where I can open already previously dragged shortcuts, but how to open it without dragging a new network shortcut to taskbar?http://cssimg.sevenforumscdn.com/ima...ilies/wink.gif

When dragging an application to tasbar, there isn't such a window and application shortcut is added without any question asked.
It seems like Windows 7 doesn't support dragging and creating network shares shortcuts directly onto taskabar or did I missed something essential?

Or does one has to install/restore previous XP quick launch bar for more flexibility?

Thanks!

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20 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit
 
 

Well - I now found these "lost" pinned shortcuts occasionally under right clicking taskbar explorer icon.
It's something new and may require changing habits.
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