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Windows 7: customise taskbar icon?

14 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
customise taskbar icon?

Well, on the lower left side of the taskbar, there are icon that make it convenient for you to go in for example "Internet explorer"... How do i customize the icon that appear here? I would like a "desktop page" icon and a "my document" icon to appear here.

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14 Apr 2011   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello GradeAbra,

You could use the tutorial below to pin the C:\Users\(user-name)\My Documents folder to the taskbar.

Taskbar - Pin or Unpin a Folder

As for a "desktop page" icon, it depends on what you want it to open or do since there are different ones for this. You already have a "Show desktop" button on the far right side of the taskbar if that was what you meant.

Hope this helps,
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14 Apr 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Thanks i did not realize there is a "Show desktop" icon at the far right.

Regarding the 2nd question, i still cannot pin the sub folder to the taskbar, i tried to create a new folder in my music folder like what is written there but no way i can pin it. How can i pin the whole "My music" folder there instead?
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14 Apr 2011   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You could also just select the C:\Users\(user-name)\My Documents folder to pin directly.
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