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Taskbar Items Pinner

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Ever wish you could pin more than just programs to the Windows 7 Taskbar? With Kishan Bagaria's aptly named Taskbar Items Pinner, you can: it lets you add a wealth of extra goodies to the Taskbar, everything from your Pictures folder and Printers menu to individual files, folders, and even Web sites.

After extracting this tiny app, make sure to run it as an administrator (by right-clicking the icon and choosing Run as administrator). Then just click the box next to any item you want to pin. If it's a file or folder, click the button next to Path, choose File or Folder, then navigate to the item you want. (Alternately, you can type in a Web address.) In the Icon field, type %SystemRoot%\system32\SHELL32.dll, then enter a number in the adjoining field (3 for a folder, 13 for a Web shortcut--you'll have to experiment to find others). Finally, click Add Item and you're done. If you ever decide to remove any of these newly added goodies, just right-click the appropriate Taskbar icon and choose Unpin this program from taskbar.

--Rick Broida

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