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Windows 7: Jumplist Launcher - Create Custom Jump Lists

08 Oct 2009   #20

Windows 10 Tech Preview 9926 x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PJStyles View Post
I get the following error whenever I try to create a jump list with this tool:

"Couldn't create the Jumplist. Please wait for the next update to fix this issue!"

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate x64 version. I also notice that the Max.Jumplist Items is greyed out with a default setting of 1 and it doesn't allow me to change it. So not sure what I'm doing wrong here. Any suggestions?


That's odd. I'm running it on W7 Ultimate x64 as well, and it works fine for me. Have you tried a uninstall/reinstall?

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08 Oct 2009   #21

Windows 7

5. Known Issues
- Changing the maxmimum number of Jumplist-entries changes the number of recently used files all across Windows 7
This can't be fixed at the moment because both numbers are represented by only one number in the registry
- The maximum number of Jumplist-items can't be read from the registry on some computers
- Jumplists can't be created on some computers both problems need further investigation

The last point in the readme.txt file is of note. No idea why it won't work on mine. Guess I will have to wait for a new release.
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28 Oct 2009   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

PJ, right click the taskbar and click properties. On the Start Menu tab, do you have "Store recently opened items in the Start menu and the taskbar" checked?

You cannot create a jumplist with categories if it isn't checked.

Honestly, I'd prefer to leave mine unchecked. I don't want to see my recently opened documents. But if I don't check it, I can't have categories with the jumplist launcher. :/

I'm wondering if there's a way to "Enable" the recently opened items, but prevent them from showing up.

EDIT: Just noticed, the latest version turns this on for you when you try to create a jumplist. So if you download the latest version you should have no issues.
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19 Dec 2009   #23


OMG Hedge! Love this thing!! I was hating on the W7 start menu for not having classic style available anymore, but this has settled everything.

Question: I don't understand, or misunderstand, how to make separate/multiple jump lists in the start menu. I have one set up nicely for my various apps, but I would like to make another jump list for other things unrelated. Could you, or someone else explain clearly how to setup multiple instances of jump lists.

Thank you, and Merry Christmas!
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20 Dec 2009   #24


You mean two icons on the taskbar? Just create another folder with another instance of the program and pin that one. They'll be independent of each other.
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20 Dec 2009   #25

Windows 7 Ultimate

Is there a way to change the icon that displays in the task bar once the application is pinned?
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22 Dec 2009   #26


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by copernicus View Post
You mean two icons on the taskbar? Just create another folder with another instance of the program and pin that one. They'll be independent of each other.

Thanks for the response! I read that tip before, but it didn't seem to work. Now of course it works lol.

Thanks again..and thanks to the dev! I love my jumplists!
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25 Feb 2010   #27

Windows 7 64-bit Windows 7 32-bit

Great program Hedge, thanks to your program I was able to create a shortcut that I normally wouldn't be able too!
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24 Mar 2010   #28

Windows 7 Ultimate
No Create LIst Button

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate x64, everytime I download the Jumplist Launcher, I run the package and don't get a 'create jumplist' button. I have downloaded 5 times and no button.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Mar 2010   #29

Windows 7 64-bit Windows 7 32-bit

i am on windows 7 x64 and it works just fine. What exactly do you mean?
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