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Windows 7: A way to stop "broken shortcuts" from disappearing?

04 Dec 2015   #21
Xenoid

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
I must admit that I'm stomped as well.

If you like, you could use the tutorial as a workaround for now to be able to backup and restore your pinned taskbar items as needed before and after disconnecting and connecting the drive.

Taskbar - Backup and Restore Pinned Items in Windows 7
Hello, Brink!

I have tried your backup-restore method, but unfortunately, when I restore the TaskBar, I see "broken shortcuts" restored and they disappear right away. Even though I turned off System Maintenance Troubleshooter and set "NoResolveTrack" option to "1" in the registry. Something is missing to make this work, but I can't figure what it is.

I've tried restoring TaskBar shortcuts when "broken shortcuts" are still there and they don't disappear after restoration process and even computer restart. I have checked System Maintenance Troubleshooter and "NoResolveTrack" after LibreOffice installation and both unchanged.


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04 Dec 2015   #22
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Are you restoring them after the HDD is connected back?
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04 Dec 2015   #23
Xenoid

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Are you restoring them after the HDD is connected back?
No, while it's disconnected. It's in another computer and I can't use the drive right now.
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04 Dec 2015   #24
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yeah, the source will need to be connected to be able to restore them.
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