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Windows 7: Niggly Problem with shortcut arrow and pin to taskbar

11 Mar 2009   #1
damoh

Windows 7 RTM x64
 
 
Niggly Problem with shortcut arrow and pin to taskbar

Hi all
I have a small issue, i have looked around and cant see obvious answer. Whenever i remove the shortcut arrow of icon i can no longer pin to the taskbar. Ive had this in all builds ive tried. To pin to taskbar i have to re-enable the arrow lol
Has anyone else had this problem and if so where you able to overcome it. Only reason it bugs me now is cos i bought a new 24 inch monitor and all of a sudden the arrows look huge lol, and i like having biggish icons on the desktop

Any help would be gratefully recieved.
Regards


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11 Mar 2009   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Damoh,

It's not the same thing, but if you really do not want the shortcut arrows, you may be able to create a toolbar on the taskbar for the folder instead like how it was done for the Quick Launch folder in this tutorial below.

Quick Launch - Enable or Disable

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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11 Mar 2009   #3
damoh

Windows 7 RTM x64
 
 

Mate, thats fantastic thanks much respect
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11 Mar 2009   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome Damoh. I'm happy to hear that it will work for you.
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01 Apr 2009   #5
Fliplip

windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

Can someone tell me how to get rid of the arrows please.
with XP i normally use TweakUI but it doesn't work with W7.

Thanks.

Dave.
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01 Apr 2009   #6
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Just use this and follow the instructions, put the blank icon in the windows directory and use the remove arrow (c) if you have your OS on c drive which most people do. once you apply the registry setting log off and log on again to see the changes.

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...e-restore.html


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01 Apr 2009   #7
Fliplip

windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

Mr Grim you did it again.
Have another beer or two.

By the way, any idea why I cant give you any rep? I tried, honestly.

Dave.

EDIT: Wait, i was trying to do it form your sig, i didnt see the button above the post. all sorted now. Cheers.
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01 Apr 2009   #8
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Glad it worked for you and I will have another beer as well

Not sure why you can't give me rep unless you have given it to before and you have not given rep to enough people since then.
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10 Apr 2009   #9
damoh

Windows 7 RTM x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Just use this and follow the instructions, put the blank icon in the windows directory and use the remove arrow (c) if you have your OS on c drive which most people do. once you apply the registry setting log off and log on again to see the changes.

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...e-restore.html
Spot on mate!! Worked even better for me. Muchos reps os
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