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Windows 7: Pin multiple Windows Explorer icons to Taskbar

25 Apr 2011   #31
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Well, sorry if none of that helped. Hope you manage to find what you want.

Regards....Mike Connor


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25 Apr 2011   #32
Oaken

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HaLo2FrEeEk View Post
Oaken, in reply to your second-to-last post (not the immediate previous one), I need two instances. One shortcut will, when clicked, open up an explorer window to my E: drive. The other will open up an explorer window to my site's FTP. I had this set up like this before I reinstalled, two separate icons, two shortcuts, each opened their own windows using their own icon.
The instructions in my very last post should do it - I have managed to pin all of my various drives separately in the way I understand you want it.
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28 Apr 2011   #33
HaLo2FrEeEk

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Oaken, I followed your suggestion and, while it does pin the drives to the taskbar, clicking the shortcuts creates new taskbar items. I want the icon that I clicked to turn into that window's taskbar item.

I just noticed something though. Currently, opening an Explorer windows from anywhere, be it the Computer shortcuts on the desktop or Start menu, or My Documents, or anywhere else, opens a window using the E: drive shortcut as it's taskbar item. Clicking the E: drive icon itself does what it should, uses that icon as the taskbar item, but clicking the FTP site's shortcut also uses the E: drive icon as the taskbar item, and not the FTP shortcut's icon. I made another video explaining exactly what I mean by all this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2Qqd6X6iTQ

Hopefully it can better explain what I'm having trouble explaining with words.
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