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Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

I installed PowerShell 3 by installing Window Management Framework 3.0 (Windows6.1-KB2506143-x64.msu)

Somehow the PowerShell icon has gone missing from the taskbar.

Attempted to re-install WMF3 but the installer simply says it's already installed ( no remove or repair option ).

How can I restore the PS3 icon ?

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migrated from May 6 '13 at 20:31

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Can you still run PowerShell? If so, you could just pin it to the Taskbar while it's running.

Otherwise, you can manually create a shortcut here: C:\Users*username*\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar (pointing to %SystemRoot%\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe).

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Thanks Joshua that worked. I wonder why only the \v1.0\ folder is present. $Host.Version indicates that PS3 is installed, as expected. – BaltoStar May 3 '13 at 18:59
I've always wondered that, myself. It's been that way since 2.0. Glad to hear it worked! :) – Joshua T May 3 '13 at 20:05

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