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Tuesday, 11 January 2011

How to Pin My Computer to Taskbar???

Large icons in Windows 7 taskbar makes windows 7 desktop makes its look nice,user-friendly and different from previous version of windows."Pin to Taskbar" option in Windows 7 is really cool.But as you know some important programs cannot be pinned to the windows 7 taskbar.Now i am going to teach you how to pin "My computer" or simply "Computer" to the Windows 7 taskbar.

Simple code is required to do this work which i do not claim as my own.Since it is a quite useful windows 7 tips,I am sharing it with you with screenshots.Follow the given steps carefully :

1) Right Click anywhere on your desktop and click New>>Shortcut.

2) Give the Shortcut name as "%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /E,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}"(without double quotes)

3) Then Click Next and change the name as "Computer".

4) Now Click Finish.Just drag the shortcut to taskbar and you are done.

5) Since the icons of explorer and computer(the shortcut we created now) are similar,it is better to change the icon to avoid confusion.


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