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Windows 7: Pinned items gone

08 Feb 2010   #1
Shayx

Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Pinned items gone

Suddenly all the items i pinned to windows explorer is gone.
and i can't pin new ones...
what the heck?


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08 Feb 2010   #2
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

right-click start menu --> Properties
turned on "store and display recently opened programs in the start menu"

Recent Programs - Turn On or Off
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09 Feb 2010   #3
Shayx

Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

i was already on
but o turned it off and back on - same thing..

:S
what is going on?
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09 Feb 2010   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Shayx,

Double check to see if your Start Menu Pin To area is still enabled.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...in-folder.html

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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26 Mar 2010   #5
Shayx

Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

ok i have to fix this problem.

i noticed every other program is ok, for example word, photoshop, media player
i can see their jump list and add/remove items.
only with the "windows explorer" i can't do anything, there is a jumplist but all the folders i pinned is gone and i can't add new folders.
i tried unpinning the windows explorer and re pinning but the problem isn't solved.

what else can i do?
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26 Mar 2010   #6
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Shayx,

You could see if a repair install may be able to fix this for you.
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27 Mar 2010   #7
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Try this. Doing this will remove all the pinned items on all your programs (you'll have to re pin), but the functionality of the windows explorer jumplist should be back to normal.

Jump Lists - Reset and Clear All Items

1. Delete all files in %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\AutomaticDestinations
2. Delete all files in %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\CustomDestinations
3. Reboot
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27 Mar 2010   #8
Shayx

Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bill2 View Post
Try this. Doing this will remove all the pinned items on all your programs (you'll have to re pin), but the functionality of the windows explorer jumplist should be back to normal.

Jump Lists - Reset and Clear All Items

1. Delete all files in %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\AutomaticDestinations
2. Delete all files in %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\CustomDestinations
3. Reboot

Bill2 you're an angel!!!!!
worked perfectly!
thank you so much!
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