To pin a specific program to Windows 7 taskbar, just drag and drop the shortcut onto it, or right-click on the program icon and click on “pin to taskbar.” However, you may notice the limitations that some system folders such as Computer, Recycle Bin etc cannot be pinned directly to the taskbar.
Can I pin a document to the taskbar?
How to pin files to the Windows taskbar
- Open the File Explorer (the window that allows you to view where your files are saved.) …
- Right-click on the document you want to pin to the taskbar. …
- Change the . …
- Right-click on the document, now a .exe file, and click “Pin to taskbar.”
Why can’t I pin to Taskbar?
Most of the taskbar issues can be resolved by restarting Explorer. Simply open Task Manager using Ctrl+Shift+Esc hokey, click on Windows Explorer from Apps, and then hit the Restart button. Now, try to pin an app to the taskbar and see if it works.
What is pin to Taskbar?
Pinning Documents to clean up your Desktop
You can actually pin frequently used applications and documents to the taskbar in Windows 8 or later. … Click and drag the application to the taskbar. A prompt will appear that says “Pin to Taskbar” confirming the action. Release the icon in the taskbar to leave it pinned there.
What is my Taskbar?
The Taskbar consists of the area between the start menu and the icons to the left of the clock. It shows the programs that you have open on your computer. To switch from one program to another, single click the program on the Taskbar, and it will become the frontmost window.
Why is my desktop not showing any icons?
Simple Reasons for Icons Not Showing
You can do so by right-clicking on the desktop, selecting View and verify Show desktop icons has a check beside it. If it’s just the default (system) icons you seek, right-click the desktop and choose Personalize. Go into Themes and select Desktop icon settings.