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Windows 7: I can't pin any Folder to Windows Explorer in taskbar

22 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
I can't pin any Folder to Windows Explorer in taskbar

Hi guys!
My windows7 is very good.
But, now, i can not pin any folder to WindowsExplorer in Taskbar.
The other is ok,but WindowsExplorer only.

Please help me!

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22 Mar 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Foureye2004, and welcome to Seven Forums.

See if you can drag the folder to the taskbar until you see the Pin to Windows Explorer message under it, then drop it on the taskbar to have it pinned in the Windows Explorer icon on the taskbar.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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22 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Foureye2004, and welcome to Seven Forums.

See if you can drag the folder to the taskbar until you see the Pin to Windows Explorer message under it, then drop it on the taskbar to have it pinned in the Windows Explorer icon on the taskbar.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
I knew that.
But the day before is good.
Now, i can't drag any folder to Taskbar to pin it.
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22 Mar 2010   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You might see if doing a system restore using a restore point dated to the day before when it worked may be able to fix it instead then.
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22 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Did you try pinning from an open or closed program? With an open program, right-click the program's button on the taskbar to open the program’s Jump List, and then click Pin this program to taskbar. With a program that is not open, click Start, find the program’s icon, right-click the icon, and then click Pin to taskbar.

If it still doesn't work for you, Shawn's suggestion of a System Restore is worth a try.

Cheers,
Cassandra
Microsoft Windows Outreach
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23 Mar 2010   #6

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

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23 Mar 2010   #7

Windows 7
 
 

I can't restore because i was disable systemrestore (

Hey Bill2. Thanks to show me that topic, but that is not my case.
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23 Mar 2010   #8

Windows 7
 
 

Try installing Windows Tweaker. It will allow adding "Pin to start menu" and "Pin to taskbar" to your folders.
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23 Mar 2010   #9

Windows 7
 
 

I try Windows Tweaker, but it is still can't pin any folder.
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23 Mar 2010   #10

Win 7 32bit
 
 

This may be a more complicated solution than you want but I like it because you get a separate icon for the new folder. Setting up Windows 7 to function like XP post #12

There are a couple of links in the article mentioned including this one How to Pin Special Windows Items to the Taskbar | Windows 7 Tutorials which I used.
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