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Windows 7: internet explorer icon pinned to taskbar

12 Mar 2010   #11
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

You can enable the XP style Quick Launch in Windows 7: Quick Launch - Enable or Disable


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12 Mar 2010   #12
todd8667

Windows 7
 
 
got it

thanks to everyone for their advice...enabling quick launch did exactly what I was needing.
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13 Mar 2010   #13
MacGyvr

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)
 
 

...and defeated the new, improved functionality of the taskbar.
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13 Mar 2010   #14
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello todd8667, we're glad you've found a solution that works for you.
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14 Mar 2010   #15
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

I believe if you hold down the Shift key when you click an icon in the SuperBar (or whatever it's called - left side of TaskBar), that will launch a new instance of the object, IE8 for instance.
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14 Mar 2010   #16
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
I believe if you hold down the Shift key when you click an icon in the SuperBar (or whatever it's called - left side of TaskBar), that will launch a new instance of the object, IE8 for instance.
That's the way to go - rather than defeat the functionality of the Win7 taskbar.
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15 Mar 2010   #17
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

This thread has a list of the new shortcut keys for Win 7.

Useful New Windows 7 HOTKEYS-Keyboard Shortcuts
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02 Jun 2014   #18
VK1487636

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

A little late but I found this solution: Unpin the existing icon from the taskbar and navigate to the "C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" file. Right click on the .exe file and choose "Pin to Taskbar" to add the 32 bit version icon. I have not found the browser to behave any different but this solution restores the function of the icon to work like older IE8 and IE9.
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