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Windows 7: Can't Pin Any Programs To taskbar

23 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64x and 32x
Can't Pin Any Programs To taskbar

Today I lost my quick launch Google Chrome in the task bar.
When I tried to replace it, it would not allow me. I tried to pin
other programs and could not get any to work. I also opened
the program(s) and from the task bar right clicked the program
while in the task bar, but there was no option to pin. I did the
same by going to the start menu, again no option to pin.

Does anyone have any ideas?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Oct 2012   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Ralph,

You might see if this may be able to help.

Pin to Taskbar and Pin to Start Menu Missing from Context Menu Fix

Hope this helps, :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Oct 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64x and 32x

Thanks will give it a try.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

23 Oct 2012   #4

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit

A couple of days ago my W7 refused to let me pin anything to the Taskbar.
At the same time, I noticed that something had refused to release 2 GB of RAM.

After a reboot, everything was normal again (memory usage and Taskbar pinning).
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Oct 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64x and 32x

I had used another app to remove the arrows on the
icons not to long ago. I tried the fixes above but it did not work.
I remembered a little app that was mentioned here a long time ago
"Vista Shortcut Manager". I tried it, put all the arrows back, restarted
and the problem was solved.
Thanks for the help:)
I always learn something new here.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Oct 2012   #6

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

That's great news Ralph. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted. :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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