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Pin My Computer or Any Folders to Windows 7 or Windows 8 Taskbar

Dzi

Administrator
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In Windows 7 and Windows 8, user cannot pin a Computer, My Documents, My Music, My Pictures, My Videos, Games, Recycle Bin or any folder and drive root to Windows Taskbar directly, with the exception of Control Panel.

Here is tweak which will enable you to do that:

1. Right click on Desktop, and select New -> Shortcut.

2. Enter one of the following strings as the location of the item:

Code:
[B]My Computer[/B]
 %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /E,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}


[B]My Documents[/B]
 %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /N,::{450D8FBA-AD25-11D0-98A8-0800361B1103}


[B]Recycle Bin[/B]
 %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /N,::{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}


[B]Network Neighborhood[/B]
 %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /N,::{208D2C60-3AEA-1069-A2D7-08002B30309D}


[B]Default Web Browser or Navigator[/B] (IE, Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome)
 %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /N,::{871C5380-42A0-1069-A2EA-08002B30309D}


[B]Computer Search Results Folder[/B]
 %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /N,::{1F4DE370-D627-11D1-BA4F-00A0C91EEDBA}


[B]Network Search Results Folder[/B]
 %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /N,::{E17D4FC0-5564-11D1-83F2-00A0C90DC849}


[B]Web Folders[/B]
 %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /N,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\::{BDEADF00-C265-11D0-BCED-00A0C90AB50F}


[B]Control Panel[/B]
 %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /N,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\::{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}


[B]Printers and Faxes[/B]
 %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /N,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\::{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}\::{2227A280-3AEA-1069-A2DE-08002B30309D}


[B]Scanners and Cameras[/B]
 %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /N,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\::{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}\::{E211B736-43FD-11D1-9EFB-0000F8757FCD}


[B]Fonts[/B]
 %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /N,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\::{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}\::{D20EA4E1-3957-11d2-A40B-0C5020524152}


[B]Network Connections or My Network Place[/B]
 %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /N,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\::{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}\::{7007ACC7-3202-11D1-AAD2-00805FC1270E}


[B]Administrative Tools[/B]
 %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /N,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\::{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}\::{D20EA4E1-3957-11d2-A40B-0C5020524153}


[B]Tasks Scheduler[/B]
 %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /N,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\::{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}\::{D6277990-4C6A-11CF-8D87-00AA0060F5BF}
3. Enter a name for the shortcut

4. A new shortcut will be placed on desktop. Now, right click on shortcut on desktop, and click on the Pin to Taskbar on right click menu to pin the folder to Windows 7 or Windows 8 Taskbar.
 
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