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Windows 7: Cannot Unpin a Network Folder from Jump List

05 May 2009   #1

Cannot Unpin a Network Folder from Jump List

Having an issue with the jumplist for the the library icon.

I can't pin more than three items by dragging. I can pinned frequently used items.

Also there's one pinned item I can't unpin, but it does allow me to pin it more than once. =?

Where in the registry is the jump list stuff for the libraries item.

7100 build, 64 bit, format > clean install.

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05 May 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Copernicus,

Could you post a screenshot of this with the one that you cannot unpin highlighted?

You might also check to see how many recent Items and Programs you have set to be displayed to see if it is set to 3 by mistake.
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05 May 2009   #3


its a network folder that I pinned, but I can pin an unpin other network folders. its not a limit because if I pin frequent used from the list the pun and add more than three, ill post a screen when I hey back to the machine

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06 May 2009   #4


My screenshot with awesome explanations:

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06 May 2009   #5


The issue of being unable to unpin got resolved, i started messing with the taskbar options. Turned off "Store and display recently opened items in the Start menu and the taskbar". Unpinned the folder in question, and it finally went away.

However it seems your not allowed to pin two shares residing on the same network device. Everytime I try to pin the second share, it replaces the first one, or clears the pinned list.

You can't pin sibling network drives either. This seems like a huge bug.

Pining network destitions is very very wonky. =/
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06 May 2009   #6

64-bit Windows 10 Pro


I'm happy to hear that you got the main issue sorted out. Thank you for posting back with the solution that you found. :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Dec 2010   #7

windows7 64bit

I found another solution,
delete the file here:

Jump Lists - Reset and Clear All Items

this will reset the explorer's jump list and recently used history
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