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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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4answers
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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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9answers
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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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1answer
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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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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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2answers
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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 ...