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Windows 7: Menu item "Pin this program to the taskbar" gone

21 Nov 2009   #11

Windows7 beta 7000

Where you're library appears on the start menu, simply drag it to the desktop where it will appear as a strange icon. When you drag it to the taskbar it turns into the same icon as before.

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21 Nov 2009   #12

Windows 7 Pro (Retail)

Thanks everyone for the help. I tried a system restore, but that didn't work ("unspecified error"). I then did a repair install, which just completed. That seems to have been successful and I now have a pinned copy of explorer on the taskbar again.

I have created a restore point manually. I have created a Windows Backup system image. I am in business again.

Now on to upgrading the server machine and the netbook!
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21 Nov 2009   #13

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're welcome Finson. I hope the upgrading goes smoothly.
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