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How did I pin Chrome to my Win7 TaskBar multiple times?

I have seen many many questions, including Pin same app multiple times in Windows 7, but they are all asking how to do something I have already done. I certainly did not use one of the solutions in ...
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Update paths of pinned files in Windows 7

I'm trying to find the locations of the pinned files so I can update the shortcuts to a different drive letter, but I can't find where they are saved. Can anyone help? I'm looking specifically for the ...
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How can I pin a batch file and an internet shortcut to the taskbar in Windows 7?

I have two files on a computer with Windows 7 installed on it. The first file is a batch file. The second file is an internet shortcut. How can I pin each of them to the taskbar?
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Why can't I access properties of all pinned start menu/jump list items?

I have a few applications pinned to my Windows 7 start menu and also a few recent items for particular application pinned. If I hover over the pinned Microsoft Word icon, I get a context menu of Word ...
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How to pin Visual Studio 2013 projects to start menu tasks

I am using Windows 7 I have pinned Google Chrome to my start menu and I can see a right arrow near the icon. When hovering on it I can see tasks as new window and new incognito window. Likewise I ...
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Keyboard Shortcut for Frequent from Pinned program

I got to know the pinned programs in taskbar and using it for Excel, Outlook, Chrome. I have put frequent files/urls to those pinned programs which I will get by right clicking the pinned program from ...
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Taskbar Pinned Shortcuts Location

Ever wondered where those pinned shortcuts are stored in Win7/8/8.1/10? This way you can edit, delete or create new shortcuts. Sometimes they get duplicated but they don't appear as pinned so this is ...
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Mapped Drives pinning - when I pin a second location in the same path/server, the first disappears

When trying to pin multiple mapped drives (whose locations are on the same server) by dragging them from the Explorer window to the taskbar icon, the first drive pins properly. When I drag the ...
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Start chrome without reloading the pinned tabs

I have about 5-6 pinned tabs, e.g. gmail, facebook, stackexchange, calendar, etc.., and every time I start Chrome, the browser tries to reload all those pinned tabs. This takes my bandwidth and slow ...
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Missing running applications and pinned application icons from taskbar in Windows 7

Today when I was using the computer as usual, the running applications and pinned application icons which normally appear in the taskbar were gone suddenly. At first, I thought a restart will help but ...
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Automate creation of taskbar shortcuts

I have Windows 8 computers on a domain. I want to create a Group Policy Object to create taskbar shortcuts for users as they move onto different machines. I have created a batch file that will copy ...
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Windows 8 desktop app windows get stuck in front

In Windows 8 while in the desktop, I will have programs get stuck in front. It has happened in multiple apps (Outlook 2013, Image Configuration Editor, Internet Explorer, (file)Explorer, Visual ...
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Setup multiple chrome profiles and pin them to Windows 7 taskbar with different chrome icons [duplicate]

Please, help me regain my sanity. Can someone write a step-by-step guide on how to set up multiple chrome profiles on a single Windows 7 machines, in a way that will allow me to pin multiple ...
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Launch programs from pinned taskbar custom icons

I've just followed a tutorial on how to customize icons in Windows 8 (see link below). However, when I open the program, it shows the default icon in the taskbar and not the changed icon. How do I get ...
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apt pinning when two packages have very similar version numbers

I have a precise installation, but I am also getting packages from quantal and raring. My problem is with the linux-image-* packages. I want to run the 3.5 kernel, and to keep track of the latest ...
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Pin Icons to right side of Windows Taskbar?

How can I pin a program/folder to the right side of the taskbar, instead of the left side? I'm using Windows 7.
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Machine Names pinned to Remote Desktop in Start Menu disappeared

My Remote Desktop icon is pinned to the Start menu and I had 20 or 30 machine names pinned to it. Sometime in the last week the list disappeared. Anyone know if they can be recovered anywhere?
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How to reduce 3rd party repository priority in apt

I'm using Debian Testing together with the Deb Multimedia (previously Debian Multimedia) repository for testing. I want to reduce the priority of the deb-multimedia packages so it only installs ...
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Debian: I want to install “libasound2” and “libasound2-plugins” from “wheezy” while being on “squeeze”

UPDATE: I am putting a bounty on this question, in modified form: How can I make APT Pinning run as expected? Or where must I read more (save from the official Wiki and errata/additions in it) so ...
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Google Chrome sometimes loses its pinned tabs?

In some occasions; for instance, when I don't leave the browser open long enough and close it again; then upon reopening the browser lost all my pinned tabs. Does anyone know why this happens and what ...
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Open file with a batch file pinned to the taskbar

How do you get a file opened by a batch file pinned to the taskbar? In XP you could just drag your batch file onto the quicklaunch section of the taskbar, then any file you drop on that icon would be ...
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Is it possible to create new category of pinned items for a taskbar shortcut like explorer?

When you right click Explorer on the taskbar a list of pinned with 2 categories is shown: Pinned and Most recently used. (I actually disabled the last one) I was wondering if this is strictly build ...
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Open Chrome with only the pinned tabs

Previously, when you have some pinned tabs, Chrome opens only those on startup. But when I launch Chrome, the pinned tabs and my regular home page tab is opened. How do I set up Chrome so that only ...
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Why doesn't it appear to be possible to have multiple pinned taskbar buttons for multiple Chrome profiles?

I have two Chrome profiles set up using the --user-data-dir=<path> argument and I want to create two separate pinned task bar buttons for these two profiles (this is obviously on Windows 7). ...
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Why do pinned items show up twice in the Windows 7 start menu?

My start menu has two entries for Firefox. I pinned Firefox to the start menu. One shortcut is from the C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs folder, and the other from ...
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Can you change the icon of a pinned IE 9 web application? And how do you do it?

In IE 9 you have the ability to click and drag an open browser tab to the Windows 7 taskbar and pin the shortcut to the taskbar. This has the effect of creating a pseudo-application experience where ...
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Why latest emacs version don't support Windows 7 taskbar?

I have downloaded latest emacs for Windows here, but starting it on Windows 7 shows a taskbar icon that ignores right-click and so can't be pinned I have searched Google and found a lot of bug reports ...
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Pin same app multiple times in Windows 7

I use some programs with command line arguments and like to have shortcuts for launching those programs with those arguments. For example, I keep several Firefox profiles around and like to specify ...
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How to restore jump list for Windows Explorer pinned taskbar icon?

I pinned Windows Explorer's icon to my taskbar months ago, and all worked fine, including jump lists. Note: I changed the default Explorer's folder using the usual trick of changing the GUID in the ...
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What's left of “Pin tab” in Chrome? Are they just useless? [closed]

What I liked about pinned tabs in Chrome was that when you entered a new URL in the address bar it opened in a new tab, leaving the pinned one unaffected. For some time now they don't do that. :( I'm ...
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Windows 7: Cannot pin application to the taskbar

Note: Since the superuser is also a wiki, here is the solution to a problem i had. Others will have the same problem too. "I cannot pin an application to the taskbar in Windows 7."
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How do I get rid of the extra options on a pinned program on the start menu

In Windows 7 when I pin certain programs, somehow there is something that allows them to have a sub menu. Examples of this are both Firefox (Enter private browsing) and Chrome (New window, New ...
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How to group pinned and running programs in the taskbar on Windows 7?

I have started to use Windows 7. Programs can be "pinned" to the Taskbar. Internet Exporer was pinned there after installation, and when I start Internet Explorer no other icon is added to the ...
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Pin tabs in Chrome that reopen on startup

I'm thinking about moving over to Chrome full time one of the features i like the most is the "pin tab" how ever im frustrated that when i close the browser and reopen it the pinned tabs open to what ...
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Where is the list of pinned start menu and taskbar items stored in Windows 7

What is the location of pinned start menu and taskbar items? Is this list a registry, or a folder somewhere?
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Disappearing Windows Explorer pinned items

This has happened twice now in three months: After rebooting, ALL the pinned items from my Windows Explorer taskbar jumplist are gone. Also, recent items from Windows Explorer are much fewer, only ...
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Virtual desktops with custom taskbar pinned applications

Is there a windows 7 application that enables to pin different taskbar applications by virtual desktop?
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Windows 7: enabling navigation of subfolders in pinned Start Menu folders

I'm just about to move from Windows XP to Windows 7, and I'm struggling with some of the interface changes. In XP, I was able to throw a folder intoC:\Documents and Settings\username\Start Menuand ...
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sal3.dll is missing when launching a file pinned to an Open Office app

In Windows 7 you can pin a document to a program in the taskbar. I pinned an .xls document to Calc, but when I click on the shortcut I get the following error: soffice.bin - System Error ...
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How to I add command line arguments (parameters) for pinned applications on Windows 7?

On Windows 7 i'm no longer able to change the command line arguments for "pinned" taskbar launcher. How can we workaround this problem in order to be able to start applications with parameters on ...
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How do I get apt pinning to install the minimum required from the unstable distribution

I've been around this APT pinning process a couple of times and I still can't get it to do what I want. Currently I am running Ubuntu Karmic. I have no default release set, so Karmic is defaulting to ...