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Windows 7: Cant pin to taskbar !!!

19 May 2009   #1
weaselciuy

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 build 7601
 
 
Cant pin to taskbar !!!

i cant pin anything to taskbar anymore, i tried putting back shortcut arrow and stuff with windows 7 manager but it still dosnt work. Anyway to fix this from registry ?

I need my taskbar stuff. ...


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19 May 2009   #2
Captain Zero

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Try this tutorial? May be something in there that helps...
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19 May 2009   #3
weaselciuy

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 build 7601
 
 

also another problem linked to this is i cant turn on recently opened programs. I got it turned on from Customize... but still i cant click it, its greyed out. The recent items is not. I dunno wth i did ... messed around with the Win 7 manager ...
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19 May 2009   #4
Captain Zero

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by weaselciuy View Post
... messed around with the Win 7 manager ...
Bingo.
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19 May 2009   #5
weaselciuy

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 build 7601
 
 

hmm... seems fixed now but wtf ... very weird. I can now pin stuff there ... also made quick launch now thx to ure guides ty for that, i tought they removed that one.

Still the program i wanted in taskbar cant pin i dunno, its Windows Classic mediaplayer HomeCinema, from k-lite codec (mplayerc) , cant pin, did shrtcut to desk, dosnt work, from program folder. Anyway i got it on quick launch .

I Did a fix with windows 7 Manager to all Customizations. Recent programs now show.
Got My computer to now thx to guide ... wont change the icon tough

gl i consider problem solved ...not 100% but more of a workaround for mplayerc
gl
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19 May 2009   #6
garysgold

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

Just for snickers and grins, try right click on the quicklaunch shortcut and see if pin to taskbar is available. Doing this repaired some problems I was having with pinned icons on the taskbar. I could then delete the quicklaunch shortcuts.

Gary
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19 May 2009   #7
weaselciuy

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 build 7601
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by garysgold View Post
Just for snickers and grins, try right click on the quicklaunch shortcut and see if pin to taskbar is available. Doing this repaired some problems I was having with pinned icons on the taskbar. I could then delete the quicklaunch shortcuts.

Gary
yeah that normaly works for what programs i have in quick launch but lol it doesnt work for wmp classic ... weird
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19 May 2009   #8
garysgold

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

Oh well. Thought it as worth a try if you hadn't already.

Gary
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