Jump Lists were introduced in Windows 7 as a way to re-open commonly used files or shortcuts in applications. For example, right-clicking a media player icon may show the most recently played media files.

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How can I increase the size of the pinned jump list in Windows 7?

I use Notepad++ for a bunch of text files. I like to pin my frequently used text files to the Notepad++ icon on the taskbar. There seems to be a limit of 18 items visible. I can pin more than 18 ...
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Word 2007 jumplist missing

For some reason the jumplist showing recent documents on my pc has gone. The link is still pinned to the taskbar but the list shows no documents. How can I get the jumplist to show recent documents? ...
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Disable Recent Items in Jump Lists for Certain Programs

Is there any way to turn off the recent items in the jumplists of specific programs in Windows 7? This feature is useful on some programs (like my text editor) but there are other programs that I ...
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Can't pin folder to Windows Explorer Jump List

I've tried looking for a solution and have yet to come across one. Does anybody know how to pin a folder to the Windows explorer jump list? I've tried dragging the folder overtop of the explorer icon ...
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Windows 7 CMD.exe jumplist possible?

It seems CMD does not have it's own jumplist.Has someone created one already? I would like to be able to pin script and command files to cmd.exe only.I can pin them separately with the /explorer as ...
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I want to make an item on a Windows 7 Jump List run as administrator

Only occasionally I have to open a Visual Studio project with a VS instance running under admin. This is a little inconvenient because I can't use the short-cut for that project in the VS Jump List. ...
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Rename RDP entries in Jump List

I have some Remote Desktop connections "pinned" to the Remote Desktop icon in my task bar. All of the entries in the "Jump List" are labeled either with the machine's IP address or its hostname. ...
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Windows 7 Jumplists - How to turn off for Windows Explorer ONLY in taskbar

I really like Windows 7's feature of jumplists. It's great at caching recently viewed/visited documents and sites for all kinds of applications. Bravo to the Windows 7 team for making this feature ...
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Windows 7 start menu jump lists stop working for some applications

I am using Windows 7 Professional x64, and to start programs that I have pinned to the top level of the start menu, I very often use the jump lists of recently opened documents that appear when ...
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What is a Jump list in Windows?

In Windows 8, when I right-click the taskbar and choose Properties, I see a new second tab called Jump lists instead of Start Menu: What are these lists and where can I access them?
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Force Windows 7 to pin a file with no extension to the Jump List for Notepad

I want to add the "C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts" file to the Jump List for notepad.exe on a Windows 7 machine, but since the file does not have an extension there is no default program ...
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How to disable slide open jump lists in Windows 7?

In Windows 7 it is possible to open the jump lists of programs by either right clicking the item in the task bar, or by holding and sliding up with the left mouse button on the item. However this is ...
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Losing recent files in Windows 7 Taskbar Jump List

I have some applications pinned to my Taskbar and I use the Jump List to open recent solutions. The Jump List keeps resetting itself, removing both the pinned item and the unpinned. This seems to ...
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Several Windows 7 Jump List items lost, How to get them back?

I'm using Windows 7 for quite some time, on several systems. On 2 of these systems, Jumplist Items tend to disappear. Example: Initially, I was able to see recently openend folders in Windows ...
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Make Jumplist Shortcut Always Run Application as Administrator

I have Visual Studio 2010, for instance, pinned to my taskbar. I have pinned a solution to it so I can just right-click the VS icon and then choose my solution to fire it up (e.g. from the Jumplist). ...
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Change from frequent to recent items in explorer jump list

I know it's possible, but I can't for the life of me figure out how I did it... In a fresh Windows 7 install, the explorer jump list shows frequent items. There is a way to change it to show recent ...
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How do I add favorite/specific sites to the Firefox 3.6 jump list?

Using Windows 7 and Firefox 3.6: I have Firefox pinned to my taskbar, and would like to have some specific sites pinned to the icon's jump list. Is this possible, if so how do I do this?
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Add Volume Control to Itunes Jump List

Is it possible to add a volume control to iTunes' Jump List? The pause and skip buttons are useful, but a volume slider would make it so much better. Is this possible?
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Is there any way to sort items in Windows 8's jump lists?

This is the jump list of some of the files that I'm usually working with. However, it really gets frustrating when you try to skim and scan in those items to find what you're looking for. Is there ...
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Can I automatically map chrome's bookmarks bar to its jump list?

I would like the contents of my bookmarks bar to be present in my Google Chrome jump list, without the manual tedium of managing both the bar's organization and contents and those of the jump list. ...
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How to permanently exclude a folder (and sub-folders/files) from windows 7 jumplists?

From what I read, it's not a built-in feature, so what's your workaround ?
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increasing width of jumplist

Does anyone know how to change the width of the jumplists in Windows 7! I've tried to search te register and installed 7tt and classic Shell. These programs didn't solve the problem
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Windows 7 Folder contents in Jump List

Is it possible to drag a folder to the taskbar (which, afaik cannot be done in normal way) and display it's contents using jump list in Windows 7? Example: You drag the "Desktop" folder to the ...
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Can the distance between jump lists and the task bar be configured in Windows 7?

Can I change the distance between the jump list and the taskbar? I would like to close the gap completely. That way I can use Joel's X-Mouse Controls without jump lists fading away before I can select ...
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Windows 7 jump list with putty

Does anyone know if there is a way that I can create generic jump lists for applications on Windows 7? Specifically I'd like to be able to pin putty to my start menu, and then create a jump list for ...
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How do I directly add/pin web page to Google Chrome jump list?

Sometimes I want to (easily) add the link for a web page I'm viewing with Google Chrome to Chome's Windows 7 jump list. Is there a way to do this? I have tried dragging the icon to the immediate left ...
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How can I delete the jumplist cache?

I recently used PC Tools Registry Mechanic on my computer to clear recent history, and whenever you use the program to clear your history, it removes your jumplists until the program in question is ...
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Notepad++ jump list not working from start menu

I have notepad++ v5.8.7 on Windows 7 SP1. Jump list for application is not working from start menu?? It worked few months ago, i don't know when it stopped. How to fix this? Unpin and repin didn't ...
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Pining to jumplist

I am trying to pin a solution to a Visual Studio jump list. But the instructions don't seem to work. The instructions say: open the jump list point to the item and click the pin But when I point ...
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Are JumpList items stored securely from other users on Windows-7?

I would like my application to make use of the StartMenu jumplist and I would like to know whether the items are somehow visible to other PC users as well? Thank you
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Windows 7: Rename items in taskbar jumplists without renaming the actual file

TL;DR: I want to be able to change the name of items in the Windows 7 taskbar without changing the name of the file they link to. Using ZIM Desktop Wiki I want to pin my notebooks to the taskbar ...
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Windows Explorer Jumplist delay

I've begun to have an issue with the Jump list for Windows Explorer (Windows 7). What happens is that when i gesture click, or right click on the explorer icon the first time after rebooting the ...
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Win 7: Possible to use one task bar icon open both 32 & 64 bit versions of an app?

I have to use both the 32 and 64 bit versions of some apps. There are two different exe's for these. I hate having two of the same icons for these apps pinned to the task bar. Is there a way using ...
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Where does Jumplist store its data and how can I edit it?

They are grossly unreliable on their own and I'd really like to have a little more control. I found out where explorer store its taskbar jumplist. But the files in there appears to be binary data. Is ...
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Can Windows 7 Jump Lists be made to behave like menus when dragged out with a mouse?

On a traditional menu, if you mousedown on the menu title, drag down, then release on a menu item, it will trigger that menu item immediately, e.g. in Notepad: Left mouse button down on File Drag ...
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Jump List for Word 2007 disappeared in Windows Server 2008

There is no %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\AutomaticDestinations folder in Windows Server 2008 R2, for users to delete large or corrupted files to fix missing jumplists. Where is it located, if ...
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vim go to the end of jumplist

in vim, with :jumps I see the jumplist, with G I go to the end of jumplist. How I can go the end of list with a map ? I think in some like this nn <leader>j :jumps<CR>G but this, ...
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Enable Remote Desktops Recent Connection List (jump list)

I would like to enable the remote desktop recent connection list. In Windows 7 this is referred to as a "jump list". I seen many Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 Remote Desktop icons work. You can ...
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Windows 7 task bar program jump list

I am looking for a way to make a jump list for the windows task bar for application shortcuts. Kinda like the quick launch toolbar but with the jump list look. I tried to make my own 'toolbar' but ...
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folder won't show up in jumplist

I use the jumplist of explorer to pin folders that I use often. I have a folder with all my game shortcuts and on Windows 7 I always had a link to it pinned on the explorer icon. But since moving to ...
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On Windows 7, how do I fix my cmd.exe icon and remove cruft from the jumplist

When installing drivers for my Gigabyte motherboard, I installed a "Games" link which ran from a batch file. This was pinned to the taskbar by default. As a result, it changed the icon for cmd.exe to ...
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Why do I have a different jump list for Outlook 2007

I understand that the Windows 7 jump list for Outlook 2007 should look something like the one on the left, whereas mine, on the right contains only the three basic items and an ICS file I imported ...
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Windows 7 - RDP icon on taskbar - can I have more choices?

I am running Windows 7 and I added a remote desktop icon pinned to the desktop taskbar. If I "drag it up" I get 10 recent "session" choices. Can I get more than 10 somehow? Registry change?
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How to remove folder from Explorer's jump list

I'm using Windows 7 and Windows Explorer some folders were added to the taskbar jump list (under the Frequent section) that no longer exist. When I try to remove those folders from the jump list ...
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Taskbar pinned file shortcuts become invalid after moving the underlying files

When you move a file that is pinned to the taskbar (in a jumplist) that pinned shortcut becomes invalid. Clicking it results in the usual error for broken shortcuts: How can I move a big number of ...
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How to clear the Jump List for Remote Desktop?

How can I clear all automatically added Jump List items for Remote Desktop?
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Jump Lists not showing for Office programs in Windows 7

I have a laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium. I installed Office 2010 on this laptop, and I noticed that Jump Lists were not showing. If I pin Word, Excel or PowerPoint to the taskbar or start menu, ...
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Prevent Visual Studio from adding projects to Recent items in the task bar

Whenever I pick up an individual project in Visual Studio (e.g. to add it to a solution) the project is added to the "Recent" items in the task bar. For me, this is totally useless, because I never ...
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Where is the “Open with” option to open a jump list item with a different application?

Between four separate Windows 7 machines, I've noticed that the option to right-click a jump list item and select "Open with" to open a file with a different application is nowhere to be seen. Being ...
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Is there a way to get Chatzilla in the Windows 7 “jumplist” for Firefox?

Windows 7 has a feature called "Jumplists" which, in the Start menu, adds a kind of context menu alongside the selected app listing things such as files recently or frequently used with that app, and ...