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Windows 7: Pinning to taskbar

28 Oct 2009   #1
gohardsupreme

windows 7 home premium sp1 x86
 
 
Pinning to taskbar

Not a huge issue more of just something i was curious about, why cant the "computer" desktop icon be pinned to the taskbar? I know that it is possible to pin the windows explorer but i want it to have the computer icon or at least the c drive icon.


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28 Oct 2009   #2
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I haven't found the reason why it's not possible to pin the Computer icon to the superbar. Maybe it's because it belongs in the explorer - who knows. You can pin it, though, if you really want to. There are some guides already posted around here somewhere. You basically create a shortcut, then point that shortcut to where the My Computer icon points to, then pin it to the superbar.
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28 Oct 2009   #3
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Have you tried right clicking on the toolbar,new toolbar,computer.
It should be on the right now

Its not an icon but it should suffice
Dan
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29 Oct 2009   #4
gohardsupreme

windows 7 home premium sp1 x86
 
 

thanks minotar, its not quite what i wanted but its pretty close. sorry kego it was good thought but it doesnt work
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29 Oct 2009   #5
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Sure it works. Here's the tutorials on how to do it.

Computer - Pin to Taskbar

or you can do this too..

Windows Explorer Taskbar Icon - Change Open To Target
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29 Oct 2009   #6
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Minotar View Post
Have you tried right clicking on the toolbar,new toolbar,computer.
It should be on the right now

Its not an icon but it should suffice
Dan
Thanks man - like that better anyway.

Already have my Desktop popout menu like that from Taskbar>Properties>Toolbars. Much faster than showing desktop.
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29 Oct 2009   #7
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gohardsupreme View Post
thanks minotar, its not quite what i wanted but its pretty close. sorry kego it was good thought but it doesnt work
No problem,looks like you'll get it how you like it now anyway
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post

Thanks man - like that better anyway.

Already have my Desktop popout menu like that from Taskbar>Properties. Much faster than showing desktop.
Anything i could do to help you after the few hours you spent on me lol
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29 Oct 2009   #8
gohardsupreme

windows 7 home premium sp1 x86
 
 

thanks for the help airbot, thats exactly what i was tryin to do
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29 Oct 2009   #9
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

No problem gohardsupreme.
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