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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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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How do I increase the number of items on a jump list in Windows 10?

How can I increase the maximum number of items that appear on a Windows 10 jump list, and is there any way to set separate maximums for recent and pinned items? I use Remote Desktop to connect to ...
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How do I replace Windows 8.1 frequently visited folders to recently?

Unlike the previous OS I've had (Win7), instead of showing me recently visited folders, Windows 8.1 only provides me with a list of my most frequently visited folders. It is comfortable, I'll admit....
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files are not getting added in jump list, say, in notepad+

in w8-32 bit, as well as in w10-64 bit, new files that I open and use and save in some software are not automatically getting added to jump. I am observing this in notepad+ If jump list is a feature ...
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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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Putty Taskbar Jump List Broken on Windows 10

I have Windows 8 on my laptop and the jumplist for putty has always worked just fine. After installing Putty on my desktop (Win 10) the jumplists do not show up when I right-click the taskbar icon, ...
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Where are Windows jump-list tasks stored?

I have a problem from time to time with Opera's jump-list tasks. It seems that, after some upgrades, they stop working because they point to the old version number (2 releases back): Here is what ...
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How to prevent the loss of Jumplist items when LibreOffice is upgraded?

Every time LibreOffice is upgraded, all the Jumplist items which were manually added for each application within the suite are deleted. The operating system is Windows 7 SP1. Is there a way to ...
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Windows 10 Jumplist missing item

I've yet another problem with Windows 10. My pinned/recent locations shortcuts in windows explorer jump-list are not working anymore. The issue was created only a few days ago so I think an automatic ...
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Win10 Jump List Missing Pinned & Frequent Files

The "File Explorer" object in my Win10 Start Menu no longer displays Pinned and Recent files and folders in its Jump List. I couldn't say what exactly caused the behaviour, but it's happened on ...
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How to remove particular Chrome jumplists “most visited” sites (Windows 10)?

Like the first 4 sites in this Chrome jumplist... I'm using Windows 10 and clicking and pressing right button on a line only allows you to pin them...
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Chrome: “Most visited” sites in the taskbar Jump List don't match those in the New Tab page

Deleting a frequent site in the new tab should remove that site from the jumplist (at least in Chrome, see this post). But it is not my case; see: The first 4 links you can see in the Taskbar ...
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ignore a directory for recent items in Windows 7/8/10?

Is there a way to tell Windows 7/8/10 to completely ignore a folder when tracking it's recent items? Not just a single program, but anything making use of files in a given directory. Jumplists don't ...
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Is it possible to add command line arguments or additional applications to Win7 jumplists?

In Win7 SP1, is there a way to add items to jumplists to launch the associated application with different command-line parameters, or even launch other applications? There are a number of tools that ...
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Pin website to Internet Explorer Jumplist

I know from right clicking on Internet Explorer that somehow it's possible to pin particular URLs. Also, I can take frequently accessed urls and pin those, but how can I add a new URL to the jumplist?...
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How to disable jump list menu item under Start Menu > File Explorer with Quick Access disabled?

Quick access has been disabled in Windows 10 using this tweak: http://www.windowscentral.com/how-remove-quick-access-file-explorer-windows-10 Under the start menu, how then do you also prevent the ...
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Get Excel jump list to appear on Windows 10

I recently upgraded to Windows 10. I discovered that my Excel jump list has disappeared. I can see the jump list of other softwares such as Firefox. How do I make the Excel jump list appear? I am ...
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Jump List for Explorer in Windows 10

After an upgrade to Windows 10, I noticed that all entries (folders) in my Jump List for File Explorer do not open when I left-click on them. The rest of my Jump Lists work as I would expect, with ...
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Jump list items in Win 10 are too far apart

Is there a way to gain access to Windows 10's layout? The jump lists are clearly made with touch screen users in mind, with the end result of only managing to fit 18 or so items in a single 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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How to Delete Application Jump List in Windows Start Menu

Does anyone know how to delete the MRU list for Excel in the start menu? (See screen capture.) I think the list on my machine is corrupted because I cannot delete/unpin anything on it. Reinstalling ...
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How can I remove particular Firefox links that show up in the “Frequent” jump list in Windows 10?

It is useful for me to have the most frequent links right at hand, but there are some links I seem to visit frequently but I'd rather visit them less and not show up in the jumplist. Like the first 6 ...
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Chrome Jump List gone on Windows 8

Image looks like this: Chrome's jumplist won't show so there are no "New tab" or "New incognito tab" options. I want to blame CCleaner because it clears recent jump lists, but somehow I doubt this ...
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How to change Windows 10 task bar jump list color?

I can change the colors of the task bar and with Classic Shell the start menu, but the Task Bar jump lists remain black. Is there a way to change the background color of these?
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Is it possible to create a jump List for Microsoft Edge?

Edge will not accept dragged and dropped shortcuts like other programs. I cannot find any local file nor registry entry that could store an entry for Edge jump list items.
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Windows Taskbar/ Jumplist Bug/ Glitch

I have a problem with my Windows 8.1 Taskbar/Jumplist. When I right-click any icon in my taskbar the background/ icons are completely bugged (As you can see on the screenshot). It is not resolved even ...
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Windows 8.1 jump list visual bug

I just finished a fresh install of windows 8.1 on my new SSD. Whenever I open the "Jump List" for items on the task bar, I see this... I haven't changed any theme settings. This is what happens ...
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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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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 don'...
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'Run' dialogue doesn't remember its commands across diff windows sessions

I'm using Win 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1. My 'Run' dialogue, and jump lists (files names which appear when I bring my pointer onto a program name like MS Excel, in the start menu's top part) and 'Recent ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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 ...