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Windows 7: Pinning

24 Feb 2011   #1
RickyOdedra

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Pinning

Hello, I have a problem which I'm sure there's probably an easy solution to; I can't seem to "pin" google chrome to the taskbar. I had it on there before but suddenly it disappeared and when I tried to put it back on I just got the red circle with a line across it. Any other programme works apart from google chrome.

Ricky.


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24 Feb 2011   #2
Punkster

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64-bit)
 
 

Hello there.

Are you pinning a Shorcut to the taskbar? grab directly the executable:

C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe"

And drag it directly to the taskbar. or to any location you want
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24 Feb 2011   #3
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

If you have an icon on your desktop, can you not just right click it and choose "Pin to taskbar"?
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24 Feb 2011   #4
RickyOdedra

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Thanks for the suggestions but I found out what had happened, the pinned google chrome had somehow found its way to the library shortcut and now got itself out, no idea how it all happened
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