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Windows 7: Problem with right click on programs pinned to taskbar.

31 Jan 2009   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Problem with right click on programs pinned to taskbar.

Hello.
I hope I'm in the good section for my post.

When I right click on Windows Media Player on the taskbar, the recent files and task lists appears, but don't work : when I click on a file or a task, nothing happen .

However, it worked at the beginning (just after Windows installation), and it still work for other programs.
I tried a system restore, and the problem persist.

I'm on Seven Beta 1 (Build 7000).

Could you help me? Thanks.

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31 Jan 2009   #2

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

Try doing a system file check. Info if needed: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

If you have done any hacks, you will probably lose them, but then that may be the problem.

Gary
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31 Jan 2009   #3

Windows 7
 
 

I followed your advice and tried a System File Check.
It found some errors and repaired them, but the problem persists.
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31 Jan 2009   #4

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

Have you tried to unpin Windows Media Player from the taskbar and then pin it back again?
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01 Feb 2009   #5

Windows 7
 
 

I can pin and unpin Media Player, but I've still my problem (even after restart).
I've the same "bug" with Live Messenger (2009), which is not pinned to the taskbar...
I don't know what to do...
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04 Feb 2009   #6

Windows 7
 
 

I found the correct word for my problem : there are the Jump List of Media Player and Messenger which not work...
Any idea please?
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04 Feb 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Have you taken a look at Brinks tutorial? It says you have to have Recent Items and Recent Programs on for it to work. You can also do a repair install if things are not working properly, might fix it.
Jump Lists
Repair Install
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05 Feb 2009   #8

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks.
I will try...

Doesn't work.
I was this problem on Build 6956 and the upgrade to Build 7000 didn't fix that.

I already sent feedbacks to Microsoft, but actually I can't use Jump Lists of Media Player and Messenger. Files are here but links don't work ...

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I decided to reinstall cleanly Windows and I recovered Media Player Jump List.

I found why I had this problem : it's an incompatibility between a-Squared Anti-malware and Windows Seven.

My problem is now fixed
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08 May 2009   #9

 
 

I have the same problem with jump list with media player and messenger.

I have tried a repair install same problem?

Any ideas as it is driving me mad. Jump lists work with internet explorer and windows explorer.
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09 May 2009   #10

Windows 7
 
 

I found why Jump List didn't work: because I installed programs which "deactivate" Jump Lists (except Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer).
Did you installed A-Squared or Systran Translator (program, not gadget) on your computer? If yes uninstall it, or restore your system to a date before installation. If no, what program?
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