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I'm working with a Windows-10 computer, and it's already several months that I have Google Chrome pinned to my taskbar. The corresponding menu looks as follows:

Recently closed:
   ...
Tasks:
   New Window
   New Incognito Window
Google Chrome
Unpin from taskbar

Recently only the last items remain:

Google Chrome
Unpin from taskbar

In order to get the complete menu back, I need to unpin from taskbar, pin again, and then it works again, mostly until I open an incognito window again.

Does anybody know what's causing this? Does anybody know where the menu items of a pinned taskbar icon are stored?

  • If you close the incognito window and have a normal window back, does it show the item again? If not, you may want to try the following: unpin, reboot, pin. If that doesn't work, see if there's an update for Chrome and install it. It may just be a bug. – LPChip Sep 30 '19 at 20:49
  • @LPChip: thanks for your proposal, but after some retries it seems still not to work. – Dominique Oct 7 '19 at 11:21
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Very weird, but it seems to be a side-effect of OneDrive: this program has recently been installed (automatically) on my PC. I've removed it from the startup folder (it's still installed, but not started up anymore), and now I don't have the issue with my Google Chrome shortcuts anymore.

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