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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.

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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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