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Windows 7: Can't customize windows taskbar as i could

14 Jan 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 bit
Can't customize windows taskbar as i could

This problem is related to adding opened windows/programmes in the taskbar.

So, I added "My Computer", "My Documents", "Recycle Bin", etc, all in the taskbar. They all regrouped into one single icon in the taskbar - "Windows Explorer" icon.
Though, I was able to right click on it and see all the folders I had added to the taskbar (those i said before).

Thing is: now I can't.

I would appreciate if you could help me figure this out. I hope I've been clear about my problem.

Sincere thanks, Tomás

My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Jan 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1


Right click on Start button\Properties\Taskbar,set it to Never combine,Apply.

Taskbar Button Grouping - Enable or Disable

Finish and post back.

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14 Jan 2012   #3

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15 Jan 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 bit

Non of your suggestions worked... I can't singly pin either User Files or Recycle Bin or any other Document Folder, once I pin one of them, they're all already pinned as Windows Explorer.

Actually, I think this didn't use to happen.

Thanks for the suggestions though.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jan 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 bit

Haha! Great news, I made it!

All I had to do was Drag all the icons from the folders I wanted pinned and so no i can right click on the Windows Explorer icon and they all show up.

Thanks for the help, you kind of led me to the solution!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jan 2012   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1

Thanks for posting back,you help us to help more
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