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Windows® 7 Visual™ Quick Tips by Paul McFedries

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1.4. Pin a Destination to a Taskbar Icon

You can pin a destination such as a folder, document, or Web site to a taskbar icon for easy access.

In the task "Pin a Program to the Taskbar," you learned how to add icons for your favorite programs to the taskbar so that you could launch any of those programs with a single click. However, rather than favorite programs, you might have favorite folders, documents, music tracks, or Web sites that you launch frequently. Windows 7 calls such items destinations.

Although you cannot pin destinations directly to the taskbar, you can pin them to the jump list associated with a taskbar icon. This means that you can launch a destination by rightclicking its program's taskbar bar icon and then clicking the destination ...

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