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 the only way to delete them.


Just need to access this location from explorer:

%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar

Source: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ben/archive/2009/10/01/taskbar-pinned-shortcuts-location.aspx

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    In Windows 8.1 it is in C:\Users\myusername\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar` - and can be used to move them to another user login. – SDsolar Aug 27 '17 at 19:52
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    For anyone searching through explorer, %APPDATA% is the Roaming folder, not the Local folder. – Prof Von Lemongargle Sep 26 '17 at 17:13
  • This doesn't include apps installed from the Store. Any idea how to find\edit them? – Serhiy Jan 8 '20 at 17:19

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