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Windows 7: I cannot pin any program now to taskbar

13 Jun 2016   #1
croyd

Win 7 Prof 64 bit
 
 
I cannot pin any program now to taskbar

My problem is that somehow Win 7 unpinned Windows Explorer from the taskbar and will not allow it to be re-pinned. In addition I cannot pin any program now to the taskbar


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14 Jun 2016   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Welcome to our forum croyd.
Give this a try.

Right tick on the Start Orb and select Properties.
In the window that pops up select Taskbar.
Make sure (Lock Taskbar) is not checked.
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14 Jun 2016   #3
Anak

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Yes; Hi croyd, welcome to 7F!

If Layback Bear's suggestion doesn't offer relief, try:
  • Taskbar Pinned Items - Reset and Clear in Windows 7 This option will involve a bit more effort in replacing what you had on the taskbar depending on how many Folders, Files, and Programs you had pinned to it, but you will start clean with no corruption of the taskbar. If you see no change try restarting your machine.
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