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Windows 7: Taskbar - Pin or Unpin a Program

02 May 2009   #50
Fritz Fraghof

Windows 7 Home Basic
 
 

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Hello Fritz, and welcome to Seven Forums.
Thank you. These forums are a great help.

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you can use the same method for adding Quick Launch to the taskbar to add a folder with your documents instead on the right side of the taskbar.
Ahh that is good enough for me. Thanks very much!


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02 May 2009   #51
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome Fritz. I'm happy to hear that will work for you.
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10 Jun 2009   #52
joe7dust

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Anyone know how to pin 'Show Desktop' with this? It is not an option in the context menu. I used QL mainly for a way to quickly show my desktop when it is block by other windows. If I have several open it is way easier than hitting minimize 5 times.

Currently I have to enable the old QL to be able to use the 'Show Desktop' icon and it is annoying because it seems to take up more space than if I had just pinned it in the new way.
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10 Jun 2009   #53
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Joe, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You do already have a built-in Show Desktop button on the far right of the taskbar.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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10 Jun 2009   #54
dw96

Windows 7 Home Premium [64-Bit]
 
 

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no more objectdock for me!! SK
I was on ObjectDock too! Used it when I was running Vista. Boy oh boy... Vista... What a friggin slow peice of nothing that was... I'm GLAD I got rid of it. Not taking my words back.. EVER.

@Shawn - Great tutorial, a little bit beginner style though - Sad I can't rep [Sorry, you cannot give reputation to this post.]
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10 Jun 2009   #55
joe7dust

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Oh wow that is very nice, I like the 'Peek' function from mouseover. Thanks for the fast reply!

Is there any way to drag this to the left next to the Start button like I'm used to?
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10 Jun 2009   #56
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome DW96. That's ok. Thank you anyway.



Joe,

You could create a Show Desktop shortcut and place it in a folder, then pin the folder to the taskbar as a icon to have it like that.
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15 Jun 2009   #57
RagnaRok

Windows 7 RC2 x64 Build 7201
 
 

Hi all! ^^

Thereīs a method to create a shorcut to a folder in taskbar of Windows 7?

In Windows Vista or XP itīs possible without problems, only dragging shorcut to taskbar but in Windows 7 itīs not possible.

Thanks!!!
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16 Jun 2009   #58
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RagnaRok View Post
Hi all! ^^

Thereīs a method to create a shorcut to a folder in taskbar of Windows 7?

In Windows Vista or XP itīs possible without problems, only dragging shorcut to taskbar but in Windows 7 itīs not possible.

Thanks!!!
Hello RagnaRok, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Yes, you can use the method in the tutorial below to pin a folder to the taskbar.

Taskbar - Pin or Unpin a Folder

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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21 Aug 2009   #59
nomadgamer13

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

ive got a problem.... everything i pinned to the taskbar was working but when i enabled quicklaunch and put shortcuts to my drives everything stopped working.... when i click each item on the taskbar this window pops up: "it might have been moved, renamed or deleted... do you want to remove this item?".... so i removed everything, started again, now each time i .exe to the taskbar a quicklaunch folder will be created on the desktop.... the item would work but when i deleted the quicklaunch folder the window would pop up again.... does anybody here encountered this?
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