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Solved: one of my program shortcut wont pin to taskbar and start menu

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by andsim2, Apr 23, 2010.

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  1. andsim2

    andsim2 Thread Starter

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    hi techy,


    i am having some sort of problem is shortcut to pin taskbar and/or start menu. i am on windows 7 ultimate x64
    i have tries to unistall the program and reinstall still no pin eiither way,
    can u help
    ty
     
  2. DaveA

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    What program will NOT pin to the taskbar and start menu?

    If you have a link to information about this program it may help?
     
  3. andsim2

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    program called AnSky, i have design the setup to tell to pin on taskbar and start menu, but some odd rason wont do it. it was created for virtual world
     
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    It is really a online game and is a "Link" to it on the internet?

    I am not sure that you can add "internet links" to the taskbar and start menu.
     
  5. andsim2

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    not a link at all, it 3d program
     
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    Give us a link to this program, as all I find in on line poker games?

    I also find AnSky Grid, but it is also a online virtual game.
     
  7. andsim2

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    AnSky Grid is own by me
    i run the setup tro test on my computer some how my system wont let it pin the program to taskbar and start menu under win 7 i used to be able to
     
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    If want any more help from you you will need to provide a link to the website that you downloaded this setup file.
     
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    Your filename contains a reserved file name (setup). It can't be pinned to the Taskbar. You can pin it to the Start Menu, but you have to use Shift+Right click to see the option.

    The following file names can't be pinned to the taskbar:

    • Applaunch.exe
    • Control.exe
    • Dfsvc.exe
    • Dllhost.exe
    • Guestmodemsg.exe
    • Hh.exe
    • Install.exe
    • Isuninst.exe
    • Lnkstub.exe
    • Mmc.exe
    • Mshta.exe
    • Msiexec.exe
    • Msoobe.exe
    • Rundll32.exe
    • Setup.exe
    • St5unst.exe
    • Unwise.exe
    • Unwise32.exe
    • Werfault.exe
    • Winhlp32.exe
    • Wlrmdr.exe
    • Wuapp.exe
    Any filename that contains one of the following words also cannot be pinned to the taskbar:
    • Documentation
    • Help
    • Install
    • More Info
    • Read me
    • Read First
    • Readme
    • Remove
    • Setup
    • Support
    • What's New
    See this article for info:
    Exclusion Lists for Taskbar Pinning and Recent/Frequent Lists
     
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    Once this setup is run, it is just a required viewer to be used within you browser.
    It is just a add in to the browser there fore not really a local program.
     
  12. andsim2

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    it not just browser it is 3d virtual world
    however, i am trying to pin AnSky.exe to taskbar

    i did use shift-right on i my program all i got is to pin is start menu not to taskbar
    i used to be able do it with ansky.exe
     
  13. andsim2

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    geesh... i solve it by going to regedit in hkey_classes_root/applications/AnSky i delete it from there and try pining AnSky to taskbar and it work
     
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    Yes, if registered as a host app, you can't pin it.

    This puts it in the Host Process List:
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\ansky.exe]
    "IsHostApp"=""
     
  15. andsim2

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    yes that why i delete it it not really host app
     
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